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Accreditation

PVCC Accreditation

Paradise Valley Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a member of the North Central Association (NCA). PVCC evaluates all aspects of itself regularly and is scheduled for its next reaffirmation of accreditation status in 2015. The process for reaffirmation has begun for more information please visit PVCC HLC Self-study Project.

PVCC Self Study Report 2014

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

  • Title Page and Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Response to 2005 HLC Recommendations
  • Criterion One: Mission
  • Criterion Two: Integrity
  • Criterion Three: Quality
  • Criterion Four: Evaluation
  • Criterion Five: Planning
  • Findings of the Report
  • Acronyms, Abbreviations and Definitions

 

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2004 - 2005

View 2005 Accreditation Report

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2014 - 2015

Last Date of Information Change: 11/06/2012

2008 Progress Report Executive Summary

2008 Progress Report

2008 Response from the Higher Learning Comission

 

The Higher Learning Commission

230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604
inquiry@hlcommission.org | (800) 621-7440
 

Program Accreditation

Nursing

Maricopa Nursing (AAS)

Nursing Certificate

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) formerly National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.

Last date of accreditation: 2012

Next scheduled visit:  Spring 2018

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000
info@acenursing.org
acenursing.org

 

Nursing Assistant (CCL)

Arizona State Board of Nursing.  
4747 North 7th Street ‐ Suite 200,
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602)771-7800
arizona@azbn.gov
azbn.gov

Last date of approval: 2013  

Next  scheduled visit: 2015 

Practical Nursing (CCL)

Arizona State Board of Nursing.  
4747 North 7th Street ‐ Suite 200,
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602)771-7800
arizona@azbn.gov
azbn.gov

Last date of approval: 2012

Next scheduled visit: 2018

 

Healthcare

Dietary Technology (AAS)

Dietary Technology Certificate

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), Formerly the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education (CADE)
eatright.org

First date of accreditation: 2006

Next scheduled visit: Fall 2015

 

Paramedicine/EMT

Paramedicine (CCL)

Paramedicine CCL Accreditation

The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic degree program 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 (CoAEMSP).

To contact CAAHELP:
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL, 33756
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214)703-8445
www.coaemsp.org

First date of accreditation: 9/2013

Next scheduled visit:  2/2018

Paramedicine (AAS)

The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic degree program 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 (CoAEMSP).

To contact CAAHELP:
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL, 33756
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

To contact CoAEMSP:
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214)703-8445
www.coaemsp.org

First date of accreditation: 9/2013

Next scheduled visit:  2/2018

Hazmat Awareness & Operations courses (Required for CCL & AAS)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security
P.O. Box 40006
College Station, TX 77842-4006
(979) 458-8105
teexweb.tamu.edu

Last date of accreditation: 11/2013

Next scheduled visit: 11/2014

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and the certification authority is the AZ Center for Fire Service Excellence (AZCFSE)
Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence
PO Box 132
Avondale, AZ 85323
(623)333-6500
azfiretraining.org

Last date of accreditation: 9/2013

Next scheduled visit: AZCFSE is responsible agency

ProBoard and the certification authority is Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and The National Emergency Response & Rescue Training Center (NERRTC)
Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service
P.O. Box 40006
College Station, TX 77842-4006
(877) 833-9638
teexweb.tamu.edu

Last date of accreditation: 11/2013

Next scheduled visit: TEEX is responsible agency

 

Fire Science
Firefighter Operations (CCL)

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC). The certification authority is the AZ Center for Fire Service Excellence (AZCFSE)
IFSAC Administration
Oklahoma State University
1812 Tyler Avenue
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
(405) 744-8303
ifsac.org

Last date of accreditation: 9/2013

Next scheduled visit: AZCFSE is responsible agency

Fire Operations (AAS)

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC). The certification authority is the AZ Center for Fire Service Excellence (AZCFSE)
IFSAC Administration
Oklahoma State University
1812 Tyler Avenue
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078
(405) 744-8303
ifsac.org

Last date of accreditation: 9/2013

Next scheduled visit: AZCFSE is responsible agency

Wildland Firefighter course

National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG). The NWCG is also the certification authority 3833 S. Development Avenue
Boise, Idaho 83705
training.nwcg.gov

Last date of accreditation: Unknown - conducted by the U.S. Dept. of Interior-Bureau of Land Management

Next scheduled visit: BLM is responsible agency

CPAT (Candidate Physical Ability Test) course (required for CCL & AAS)

CPAT Accreditation

International Association of Firefighters: Wellness-Fitness Initiative. The certification authority is MCCCD-PVCC Fire Science Program
1750 New York Avenue
NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20006-5395
(202)737-8484
iaff.org

Last date of accreditation: 10/2013

Next scheduled visit: 10/2014

 

Education

Early Childhood Education (AAS)

Early Childhood Accreditation

Accredited by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
1313 L St. NW Suite 500
Washington, D.C.
(202)232-8777
webmaster@naeyc.org
naeyc.org

Last date of accreditation: 2/2013

Next scheduled visit: 2/2020