Accreditation Information


Northeast Mississippi Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Northeast Mississippi Community College also may offer credentials such as certificates at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Northeast Mississippi Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling 404.679.4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website ( 

Any inquiries to the Commission on Colleges should relate only to the accreditation status of this institution and not to general admission information. Inquiries concerning educational programs, admission, etc. should be addressed to the Office of Admissions. Accreditation reaffirmation documents and reports may be reviewed in the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness.

Health Sciences Program Accreditation

Program (Last Reviewed) Accrediting Agency Address
Associate Degree Nursing
ACEN (February 2015)
IHL Annually Reviewed (May 2020)
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326

3825 Ridgewood Rd
Jackson, MS 39211
Dental Hygiene
(October 2018)
Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and the USDE 211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Medical Assisting Technology
(September 2019)
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) 9355 113th Street, North, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Medical Laboratory Technology
(November 2017)
National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Practical Nursing Education
(September 2016)
Mississippi Community College Board (MCCB) 3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
  Mississippi Board of Nursing 713 Pear Orchard Road, Plaza IISuite 300Ridgeland, MS 39157601.957.6300fax: 601.957.6301
Radiologic Technology
(June 2017)
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) 20 North Wacker Drive, Ste. 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Respiratory Care Technology
(July 2013)
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) 264  Precision Blvd
Telford, TN  37690
fax 817-354-8519