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Accreditation and Memberships

October 8 & 9, 2018 North Central State College will be welcoming a team of four reviewers from the Higher Learning Commission to our campus. 

The final agenda will be posted the week of September 17th. Please check back for information on the drop in times for students/faculty and members of our community. 

Here are links to several of the reports we have submitted to the team. Additionally, we created a handbook for all employees. 

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Gina Kamwithi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 419-755-4554/216-403-7580


Higher Learning Commission

The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (230 S. LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, 1-800-621-7440).

State Authorization

North Central State College is chartered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) as a state-assisted institution of higher education and is approved by the State Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education; State Department of Education for Veterans; Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation; and the Department of Justice, Immigration, and Naturalization Service.

Program Accreditation 

The College is either a member of or recognized by the following organizations:

Health Sciences

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiological Technology (JRCERT)
Business Industry and Technology 
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Support Services 
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • American Association of Community and Junior Colleges  
  • Mansfield-Richland Area Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT
Program  and State  Affiliations/Certifications
  • Ohio Association of College Admission Counseling  (OACAC )
  • Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC
  • Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges (OATYC)
  • Ohio Board of Nursing RN & LPN
  • Ohio Department of Health (for the STNA)
  • Ohio State Board of Pharmacy
  • Community Health Worker Certificate (Ohio Board of Nursing) 
  • National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)
  • CISCO Academy

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