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2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accreditation


Southwest is accredited to award associate degrees by the:

Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
(404) 679-4501

Accrediting Approved Agencies

  • Business Programs

Accountancy
Business and Commerce
Court Reporting
General Technology/Business
Hospitality Management
Mid-Management
Paralegal Studies
Office Administration
University Parallel/Business

Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
7007 College Blvd., Suite 420
Overland Park, KA 66211
(913) 339-9356

  • Dietetic Technician Programs

Commission on Accreditation Approval for Dietetics Education (CADE)
The American Dietetic Association
1200 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6999
(800) 877-1600, ext. 5400

  • Emergency Medical Technology-Paramedic

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1248 Harwood Rd.
Bedford, TX 76021

  • Emergency Medical Technology

The Emergency Medical Service Division
Cordell Hull Building
426 5th Avenue, N.
Nashville, TN 37247
(615) 741-2584

  • Engineering Technology Programs

Architectural Engineering Technology
Computer Engineering Technology
Electrical Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering Technology

Accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
111 Market Place, Suite 1050
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 347-7700

  • General Motors (GM) Programs

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc.
840 West Bryn Mawr, Suite 670
Chicago, IL 60631
(773) 714-8880

  • Laboratory Phlebotomy Technician

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
(773) 714-8880

  • Medical Laboratory Technician

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
(773) 714-8880

  • Nursing

National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone number (404) 975-5000
Fax number (404) 975-5020
Website: www.nlnac.org

Tennessee Board of Nursing Department of Health
227 French Landing, Suite 300
Heritage Place, MetroCenter
Nashville, TN 37243
Telephone number (615) 532-5166
Fax number (615) 770-7441
Website: http://health.state.tn.us/

  • Paralegal Studies

American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 988-5000

  • Physical Therapy Assistant Program

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 706-3245

  • Radiologic Technology

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 704-5300

  • Tutoring Programs

Certification by College Reading and Learning Association