2020 -2021 Catalog

Accreditations and Approvals

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Trident Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Trident Technical College. The Commission on Colleges should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support the college’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

Aircraft Maintenance
Federal Aviation Administration – SC FAA FSDO # 13
125-B Summer Lake Drive
West Columbia, SC 29170

Accounting, Business and Management, Computer Technology and Administrative Office Technology
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
11520 West 119th St.
Overland Park, KS 66213

Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Esthetics
Licensed by the South Carolina Board of Cosmetology
P.O. Box 11329
110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, SC 29211

Culinary Arts
Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095

Dental Services
Dental Hygiene and Expanded Duty Dental Assisting
Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611-2678

Early Care and Education

NAEYC Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs
 National Association for the Education of Young Children
1313 L St., N.W., Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005-4101
(800) 424-2460

Emergency Medical Technology
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33756

Commission on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Programs
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: 241.703.8445         Fax:  214.703.8992

Health Information Management

Accredited by CAHIIM, Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education. Program number 863.
233 N. Michigan Avenue 21st Floor,
Chicago, IL 606601-5800

Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration
P.O. Box 400
Oxford, MD 21654

Human Services
Council for Standards in Human Service Education
3337 Duke St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-5219

Medical Assisting
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

Medical Laboratory Technology
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

Occupational Therapy Assistant

ACOTE c/o American Occupational Therapy Association
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929

American Bar Association
Standing Committee on Paralegals
321 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60654

Pharmacy Technician
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists/
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
4500 East-West Highway, Suite 900
Bethesda, MD 20814

Physical Therapist Assistant
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 North Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314

Radiologic Technology
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182

Respiratory Care
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244

Veterinary Technology
Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
American Veterinary Medical Association
1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4630