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Northwest Florida State College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award associate and bachelor degrees, certificates and diplomas.

The following programs at Northwest Florida State College are also accredited by professional agencies:

Applied Welding Technologies (PSAV) Certificate

Applied Welding Technologies (PSAV) Certificate

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 0648050802

Accrediting Agency

  • National Center for Construction Education and Research

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • February 2014

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • February 2014

Level (if applicable)

  • Journey-level Professional Welder

Current Status

  • Accredited

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • February 2014

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • N/A

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • N/A

Comments

  • Re-evaluation every three years.
Architectural Design and Construction Technology (AS)

Architectural Design & Construction Technology

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 1604090100

Accrediting Agency

  • American Council for Construction Education

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • N/A

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • N/A

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Not seeking

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • N/A

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • N/A

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • N/A

Comments

  • Due to consideration of future changes and priorities, NWF State College is not currently planning on applying for said specialized accreditation.
Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer Basic (PSAV)

Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer Basic (PSAV)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 0743010701

Accrediting Agency

  • Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission/FDLE

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • N/A

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • 1974

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Certified

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • 2015

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • 2020

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • 2020
CNC Machinist/Fabricator (CCC)

CNC Machinist/Fabricator (CCC)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 0648051002

Accrediting Agency

  • National Institute for Metal Working Skills (NIMS)

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • N/A

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • N/A

Level (if applicable)

  • Machining Level I

Current Status

  • Planning

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • N/A

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • N/A

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • N/A

Comments

  • Anticipated application 2016
Correctional Officer Basic

Correctional Officer Basic

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 0743010200

Accrediting Agency

  • Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission/FDLE

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • N/A

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • 1974

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Certified

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • 2015

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • 2020

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • 2020
Crossover from Corrections to Law Enforcement Program (PSAV)

Crossover from Corrections to Law Enforcement Program (PSAV)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 0743010700

Accrediting Agency

  • Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission/FDLE

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • N/A

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • 1974

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Certified

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • 2015

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • 2020

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • 2020
Dental Assisting (PSAV)

Dental Assisting (PSAV)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 0351060107

Accrediting Agency

  • American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • January 2003

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • January 2003

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Accredited

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • July 2010

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • July 2017

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • July 2017

Comments

  • Site visit November 15-16, 2017
Drafting and Design Technology (AS)

Drafting and Design Technology (AS)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 1615130102

Accrediting Agency

  • American Drafting and Design Association (ADDA)

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • N/A

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • N/A

Level (if applicable)

  • ADDA Certification

Current Status

  • Planning

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • N/A

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • N/A

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • N/A

Comments

  • Anticipated application 2016
Elementary Education with ESOL/Reading Endorsement (BS)

Elementary Education with ESOL/Reading Endorsement (BS)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 1101312021

Accrediting Agency

  • Florida Department of Education

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • May 2008

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • July 2009

Level (if applicable)

  • ESOL/Reading Endorsement

Current Status

  • Approved

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • July 2009

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • 2019

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • 2018-2019
Law Enforcement Officer Basic (PSAV)

Law Enforcement Officer Basic (PSAV)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 0743010700

Accrediting Agency

  • Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission/FDLE

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • N/A

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • 1974

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Certified

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • 2015

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • 2020

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • 2020
Middle Grades General Science Education (BS)

Middle Grades General Science Education (BS)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 1101313165

Accrediting Agency

  • Florida Department of Education

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • May 2008

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • July 2009

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Approved

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • July 2009

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • 2019

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • 2018-2019
Middle Grades Mathematics Education (BS)

Middle Grades Mathematics Education (BS)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 1101313112

Accrediting Agency

  • Florida Department of Education

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • May 2008

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • July 2009

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Approved

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • July 2009

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • 2019

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • 2018-2019
Nursing, Associate of Science (RN)

Nursing, Associate of Science (RN)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 1351380100

Accrediting Agency

ACEN Seal

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
  • Atlanta, GA 30326
  • http://acenursing.org
  • Phone: (404) 975-5000
  • FAX: (404) 975-5020

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • July 2015

Level

  • Nursing (AS)

Current Status

  • Accredited

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • July 2015

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • Spring 2020

Date of Next Site Visit

  • Spring 2020

ASN Student Outcome Data

Nursing, Bachelor of Science (BSN)

Nursing, Bachelor of Science (BSN)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 1105138012

Accrediting Agency

CCNE Accredited Logo

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • October 2008

Level

  • Nursing (BSN)

Current Status

  • Accredited

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • October 2013

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • June 2024

Date of Next Site Visit

  • Fall 2023
Paramedic (CC)

Paramedic

Accreditation #1

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 0351090405

Accrediting Agency

  • Florida Department of Health/Bureau of EMS

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • N/A

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • July 2006

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Certified

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • February 2017

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • February 2019

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • February 2019

Accreditation #2

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 0351090405

Accrediting Agency

  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • January 2014

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • N/A

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Accredited

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • January 2014

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • January 2019

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • 2017

Comments

  • Self-study accepted April 2017
  • Site visit September - October 2017

Northwest Florida State College Paramedic Program Student Outcomes

This 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).

School Year  

NREMT Written    Pass Rate -(1st attempt)

 

NREMT Practical  Pass Rate State Exam Pass Rate Retention Positive Placement
2014-2015 58% 100 100% 87% 90%
2015-2016 67% 100 100% 83% 95%
2016-2017 88% 100% 100% 67% 100
Radiography (AS)

Radiography (AS)

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 1351090700

Accrediting Agency

  • Northwest Florida State College Radiography program is seeking programmatic accreditation by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). For more information on the current accreditation status, please contact:
  • The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
  • 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
  • Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182
  • (312) 704-5300
  • mail@jrcert.org

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • September 2017

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • N/A

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Planning

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • N/A

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • N/A

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • June 2018
Fire Standards

Fire Standards

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 0743020300

Accrediting Agency

  • Bureau of Fire Standards and Training

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • N/A

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • August 2010

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Certified

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • August 2016

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • August 2017

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • August 2017
EMT

EMT

Classification of Instructional Programs 10 Digit (CIP) Code:

  • 0351090400

Accrediting Agency

  • Florida Department of Health/Bureau of EMS

Date of Initial Candidacy Status

  • N/A

Date of Initial Accreditation

  • April 2007

Level (if applicable)

  • N/A

Current Status

  • Certified

Date of Most Recent Accreditation

  • February 2015

Date Current Accreditation Expires

  • February 2017

Date of Next Site Visit (if available)

  • February 2017