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Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Carroll Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (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, and 2016.  

View the Middle States Team Report – May 2021 (PDF)

View the Periodic Review Report – August 2016

The College’s Statement of Accreditation Status may be viewed on the  Middles 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).

Program Accreditation 

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 Applied 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.

Program Approval

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  

Governance

The College is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, appointed by the Governor of Maryland.