College Accreditation

To make sure your education is top-notch, you should only consider schools—like Front Range Community College—that are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. This accreditation is your guarantee that a college or university meets or exceeds national standards for education.

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
(800) 621-7440

Accredited Programs

In addition to college accreditation, many FRCC programs have special accreditation.

  • The Colorado State Approving Agency for Veterans Education and Training approves eligible programs.
  • The State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education approves vocational programs.
  • The Colorado Department of Higher Education approves Associate Degree programs.

Following is a full list of our specially accredited programs.

Aromatherapy—Certificate in Holistic Health accredited by the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy

Automotive Technology
—Program accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc.

Automotive Youth Education Systems (AYES)—Master Accreditation from the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (Westminster campus)

Dental Assistant Certification—Recognized by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, a specialized accrediting body acknowledged by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education

Early Childhood Education—Program accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Emergency Medical Services—Program accredited by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Emergency Medical Services and Prevention Division

Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resources—Program accredited by the North American Wildlife Technology Association (NAWTA) and Society of American Foresters (SAF)

Health Information Technology—Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration—Program accredited by the Partnership for Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Accreditation

Holistic Health—Program accredited by the Yoga Alliance

Kitchen and Bath Design—Certificate in Interior Design accredited by the National Kitchen and Bath Association
Medical Assisting—Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Nurse Aide—Program accredited by the Colorado State Board of Nursing

Nursing—Program accredited by the Colorado State Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Inc. (ACEN)

Pharmacy Technician
—Program accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists

—Program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Practical Nursing—Program accredited by the Colorado State Board of Nursing

Veterinary Technology
—Program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities)

Welding Technology—Program accredited by the American Welding Society Accredited Test Facility (AWS/ATF)

Yoga Teacher—Certificate in Holistic Health is certified by the Yoga Alliance

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