Accreditations


Florida SouthWestern State College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Florida SouthWestern State College.

Normal inquiries about Florida SouthWestern State College, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Florida SouthWestern State College and not to the Commission's office.

In addition to accreditation by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, nine Florida SouthWestern State College programs are accredited by one of the following agencies.

  • Cardiovascular Technology (AS): Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in conjunction with the Joint Review Committee in Cardiovascular Technology
  • Dental Hygiene (AS): Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
  • Emergency Medical Services Technology (AS): Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in conjunction with the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
  • Nursing (AS and BS): Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Radiologic Technology (AS): Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • Respiratory Care (AS): Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
  • Health Information Technology (AS): Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
  • Paramedic Certificate: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in conjunction with the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)

Co-curricular

  • Physical Therapy Assistant (AS): Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) (via Inter-institutional agreement with Broward College)