Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Carroll Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801, (267-284-5000), www.msche.org. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
The College was granted full accreditation in 1996. Accreditation was reaffirmed in 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016, and 2021.
The College’s Statement of Accreditation Status may be viewed on the Middle States Commission on Higher Education website.
Institutional Approval to Operate
Carroll Community College was approved on April 14, 1993 to operate as a community college and award associate degrees and lower-division certificates in the state of Maryland by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC), 6 North Liberty Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 (410-767-3300).
The National Registry Paramedic Associate of Applied Science and Certificate programs have been accredited since January 11, 2018 by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP), 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suites 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75008 (214-703-8445). Its next review is in 2023.
The Physical Therapy Assistant Associate of Applied Science program has been accredited since May, 1996 by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (703-706-3240). Its next review is in 2020.
The Registered Nursing Associate of Science program was accredited on February 22, 2019 by the National League for Nursing, Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037. Its next review is in 2025.
The Registered Nursing Associate of Applied Science program was approved on October 26, 2005 by the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON), 4140 Patterson Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215.
The Practical Nursing Certificate program was approved on October 22, 2002 by the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON), 4140 Patterson Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215.
The College is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, appointed by the Governor of Maryland.