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Southwest Tennessee Community College
    Southwest Tennessee Community College
  Feb 23, 2018
2015-16 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Southwest is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Science in Teaching Degrees, as well as certificates.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

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

Accrediting Approved Agencies

  • Business Programs

Business and Commerce
Court Reporting
General Technology/Business
Hospitality 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

  • Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management Program

American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF)
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095
(904 824-4468

  • Dietetic Technician Programs

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics  (ACEND)
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
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 Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET,
415 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 347-7700


  • 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


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone number (404) 975-5000
Fax number (404) 975-5020

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

  • Paralegal Studies

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

  • Pharmacy Technician Program

American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists
7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(866) 279-0681

  • 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 2850
Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone number:  (312) 704-5300