Cincinnati State Accreditations & Memberships

Institutional Accreditation

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, phone 800-621-7440).
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College is also a member of the Ohio Association of Community Colleges. Programs of study are approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

Cincinnati State is authorized to grant associate degrees in arts, sciences, applied science, and individualized and technical study.

Other Accreditations

Associations, agencies, and/or governmental bodies that accredit, approve, or license Cincinnati State’s programs include:
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
  • Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
  • American Council for Construction Education
  • American Culinary Federation Foundation
  • Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Therapy
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Federal Aviation Administration Approved Aircraft Maintenance Technician School
  • International Association for Continuing Education and Training
  • Medical Assisting Education Review Board
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • National Association of Landscape Professionals
  • National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc.
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.
  • Ohio Department of Education, Associate PreK Education Licensure Program
  • Ohio Department of Education, Division of Vocational Education
  • Ohio Department of Public Safety, Department of Emergency Medical Services
  • Ohio Division of Real Estate
  • Ohio State Board of Nursing


As a committed leader in education and in the community, the College holds memberships in the following organizations:

  • Academic Quality Improvement Project
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers
  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • American Culinary Federation
  • American Society of Allied Health Professionals
  • American Society of Safety Engineers
  • American Technical Education Association
  • Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities
  • Association of Food and Nutrition Professionals
  • CincinnatiUSA Chamber of Commerce
  • Consortium of College and University Media Centers
  • Continuous Quality Improvement Network
  • Cooperative Education Association
  • Enterprise Ohio Network
  • Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Connection (GC3)
  • InfoComm International
  • Midwest Cooperative Education & Internship Association
  • Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education
  • National Association of College Admission Counseling
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of Landscape Professionals
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administration
  • National Council of Student Development
  • National Council on Black American Affairs
  • National Junior College Athletic Association
  • National Network of Health Career Programs in Two-Year Colleges
  • North American Council of Automotive Teachers
  • Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
  • Ohio Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers
  • Ohio Association of Community Colleges
  • Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association
  • Ohio Partnership for Excellence (Ohio Baldridge Program)
  • OhioLINK
  • Southwest Ohio Neighboring Libraries
  • U.S. Green Building Council
  • World Affairs Council
  • World Association of Cooperative Education

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