Aug 08, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Accreditation


In alignment with federal regulations, North Arkansas College provides information to the public at its website that lists those specialized, professional, or institutional accreditor or governing/coordinating bodies in the State with whom the College is in good standing. If any monitoring or sanctioning reports occur from accreditation reviews, Northark will post the reports on the accreditations page of its website. 

HLC Accreditation Letter

HLC Final Report (from 2018 Comprehensive Evaluation for Reaffirmation)

The College is in good standing with the following accrediting bodies.

 

In good standing with regional accreditor (HLC):

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) 
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400 
Chicago, IL 60602-2504 
312-263-0456 
www.hlcommission.org

 

In good standing with Arkansas Department of Higher Education/Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Arkansas Department of Higher Education 
423 Main Street, Suite 400 
Little Rock, AR 72201 
501.371.2000 
www.adhe.edu 

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS IN GOOD STANDING WITH SPECIALIZED ACCREDITORS 

 

Automotive Service Technology and Collision Repair Technology 
ASE Education Foundation 
1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE 
Suite 401 
Leesburg VA 20176 
703-669-6650 
www.aseeducation.org 

 

Business Programs 
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) 
11520 West 119th Street 
Overland Park, Kansas 66213 
913-339-9356 
https://acbsp.org/default.aspx  
 

Concurrent Enrollment Partnership 
National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) 
P.O. Box 578 
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 
919-593-5205 
www.nacep.org 

 

Construction Technology 
National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) 
13614 Progress Boulevard 
Alachua, FL 32615 
Phone: 888-622-3720 
Fax: 386-518-6303 
www.nccer.org 

 

Emergency Medical Services 
Arkansas Department of Health 
Office of Preparedness and Emergency Response Systems (OPERS)
Freeway Medical Tower
5800 West 10th Street, Suite 800
Little Rock AR 72204
Phone (501) 661-2262
Fax (501) 280-4901
www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/emergency-medical-services  

 

Medical Laboratory Technology 
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) 
5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720
Rosemont IL 60018
Phone (773) 714-8880
Fax (773) 714-8886
www.naacls.org/about.aspx 

 

Certified Nurse Aide
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Division of Provider Services and Quality Assurance
700 Main Street Slot S-427
Little Rock, AR 72203-1437
Phone (501) 682-2441
https://humanservices.arkansas.gov/divisions-shared-services/provider-services-quality-assurance/occupational-licensing/cna-nha-training-program/ 

 

Paramedic 

The North Arkansas College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education
Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency
Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).


Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
9355-113th Street N, Suite 7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Phone (727) 210-2350
Fax (727) 210-2354 
www.caahep.org 

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone (214) 703-8445
Fax: (214) 703-8992
www.coaemsp.org 

 

Practical Nursing 

Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN)
University Tower Building, Suite 800
1123 South University Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone 501-686-2700
Fax (501) 686-2714
https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/arkansas-board-of-nursing

 

Radiologic Technology 
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) 
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 
Chicago, IL 60606-3182 
312-704-5300 
mail@jrcert.org 

  

Registered Nursing 
Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN)
University Tower Building, Suite 800
1123 South University Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone 501-686-2700
Fax (501) 686-2714
https://healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/arkansas-board-of-nursing  

 

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) 
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone (404) 975-5000
www.acenursing.org 

  
Surgical Technology 
The Surgical Technology program at North Arkansas College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health
Education Programs, upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical
Assisting (ARC/STSA).


Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
9355-113th Street N, Suite 7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Phone (727) 210-2350
Fax (727) 210-2354
www.caahep.org 

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)
19751 East Main Street, Suite #339
Parker, CO 80138
Phone (303) 694-9262

https://arcstsa.org/

  

Veterans Services 
State Approving Agency for Veterans Training 
Arkansas Department of Education 
Division of Career and Technical Education 
Three Capitol Mall 
Luther S. Hardin Building 
Little Rock, AR  72201 
501-682-1500 
https://dcte.ade.arkansas.gov/StateApprovingAgency  

  

FEDERAL COMPLIANCE: 

Students, faculty, staff, and other interested persons who have inquiries regarding North Arkansas College’s efforts to comply with its responsibilities under federal and state laws should contact: 

Kris Greening (Age Act, Title IX-employees) 
Director of Human Resources 
North Arkansas College 
South Campus, Room M125
870-391-3215 
kgreening@northark.edu 

  

Dr. Doug Gere (Section 504, Title IX–students) 
Advisor 
Office of Student Services 
M184B 
870-391-3204 
dgere@northark.edu 

  

Tavonda Brown (Section 504 & Title II) 
Vice President of Student Affairs 
Office of Student Services 
M184C 
870-391-3331 
tbrown@northark.edu