Richmond Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, associate in applied science degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Richmond Community College.
Questions regarding college operations including admissions, financial aid, and programs offered should be addressed to the Student Services Department at 910-410-1730. The Commission should only be contacted if there is evidence that appears to support RCC’s non-compliance with a SACSCOC requirement or standard.
The Richmond Community College Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater FL 33756, 727-210-2350.
The Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the N.C. Board of Nursing.
The Criminal Justice Technology program is certified as meeting the educational and program requirements of the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
The Basic Law Enforcement Training program is certified by the N.C. Criminal Justice Training Standards Commission.
The Mechanical Engineering Technology curriculum and the CAD Certificate program are accredited by the American Drafting and Design Association at the Drafting and Design Levels.