2022-2023 EGCC Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 15, 2024  
2022-2023 EGCC Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accreditation and Memberships


Eastern Gateway Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411, Phone: (800) 621-7440/ (312) 263-0456, Fax: (312) 263-7462 or e-mail at info@hlcommission.org.

The Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing located at 17 S. High Street, Suite 660, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3466 (614) 466-3947. Faculty belong to the National League for Nursing (NLN) which helps advance excellence in nursing education. The NLN can be contacted at The Watergate, 2600 Virginia Avenue, NY, Eighth Floor, Washington, DC 20037; 800-669-1656. The league’s web address is www.nin.org.

The Dental Assisting Certificate Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of Accredited. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678. The Commission’s web address is http://coda.ada.org/en/accreditation   

The Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic courses are approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety Services Division of EMS; program number 316. The Paramedic Program (600635) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (www.coaemsp.org  To contact CAAHEP: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355-113th Street North #7709 Seminole, FL 33775 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org and to contact CoAEMSP: Committee on Accreditation on Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Profession, 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088; (214) 703-8445, www.coaemsp.org.

The Fire Science Program is recognized by the United States Fire Administration (USFA) as a Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education Program (FESHE).  U.S. Fire Administration, 16825 S. Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD 21727 800-238-3358.

The Health Information Management Associate Degree program is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM is an accrediting organization which has independent authority in all actions pertaining to accreditation of educational programs in health informatics and health information management. CAHIIM is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CAHIIM is located at 734141 Network Place, Chicago, IL 60673-1734, and on the web at  www.cahiim.org.

The Practical Nursing program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (#20163). The Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing located at 17 S. High Street, Suite 660, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3466 (614) 466-3947

The  Radiologic  Technology  Program  is  accredited  by  the  Joint  Review  Committee  on Education  in Radiologic Technology (www.jrcert.org) 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; (312) 704-5300, Email: mail@jrcert.org.

The Respiratory Therapy Program, CoARC Program #200326, Associate of Applied Science, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org), on recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care      (CoARC) (www.coarc.com). Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road; Bedford, TX 76021-4244 (817) 283-2835.

The College is a member of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (AACRAO) and has been a member of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) since November 1971.

The Veterinary Technician Program will be started in Fall 2021 semester.  We will be seeking accreditation from the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association).  Students who enter the program at this time should realize the program is in candidacy until approval is granted by the AVMA.  Accreditation may be granted in the next academic year.