Accreditations

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.

The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support the institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. Other inquiries, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, 4089 Val Tech Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602, telephone 229-333-2100, fax 229-333-2129.

Program Name

 

Accrediting Agency

 

Last Review Date

Cosmetology   Approved by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology   No Periodic Review. Graduates sit for licensure from the Secretary of State of Georgia upon completion of program requirements.
         
         
Dental Assisting   American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation   October 2013
         
Dental Hygiene   American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation   October 2013
         
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician   Georgia Department of Community Health-Division of Emergency Preparedness & Response-Office of EMS and Trauma. Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Registry of EMTs Advanced Emergency Medical Technician examinations and become certified as AEMTs. The license to practice as an AEMT in Georgia is granted by DHR-OEMST.   October 2009
         
Health Information Technology   The Health Information Technology Associate Degree program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).   September 2012
         
Medical Assisting   National Center for Competency Testing. Graduates are eligible to sit for NCCT certification in Medical Assisting, ECG Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Medical Office Assistant, and Insurance and Coding Specialist   September 2003
         
Paramedic Technology   Georgia Department of Community Health-Division of Emergency Preparedness & Response-Office of EMS & Trauma. Graduates are eligible to sit for the National Registry of EMTs EMT-P examinations and become certified as Paramedics. The license to practice as a Paramedic in Georgia is granted by DCH-OEMST.   October 2009
         
Patient Care Assisting   The Certified Nurse Aid course is approved by the Georgia Medical Care Foundation. Students passing the Georgia State Exam (NACES) will be placed on the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry.   April 2013
         
Pharmacy Technology   American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)   February 2010
         
Practical Nursing   Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nurses. Upon completion of program requirements, graduates are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical/Vocational Nurses (NCLEX-PN), created by the national Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).   July 2009
         
Radiologic Technology   The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) recognizes the Radiologic Technology program. Graduates are eligible to apply to sit for the Radiography examination of the ARRT. We are now a JRCERT applicant program.   No periodic review.
         
Surgical Technology   Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) A committee on Accreditation of CAAHEP.   April 2009

No accrediting agency has applied sanctions or taken negative actions in regard to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College or any of its programs.