Accreditation

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

ADDITIONAL ACCREDITATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3433 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 or www.acenursing.org; telephone number (404) 975-5000. The program received continuing accreditation in July 2017.

The Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3433 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 or www.acenursing.org; telephone number (404) 975-5000. The program received continuing accreditation in July 2017.

The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Surgical Technology Profession. The program received continuing accreditation in September 2018 and the next accreditation reaffirmation will be in 2023.

The Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the  Emergency Medical Services Profession (CoAEMSP). The program received continuing accreditation in September 2018 and the next accreditation reaffirmation will be in 2023.

The Automotive Technology Program on the Hamilton Campus and the Auto Body & Diesel programs on the Sumiton Campus are accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (ASE), 101 Blue Seal Drive, Suite 101, Leesburg, Virginia 20175.

The Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology Program on the Sumiton Campus is accredited by the Partnership for Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA), 4100 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22203. Accreditation/certification was received in November 2007.

The Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology Program has been accepted by the Alabama Board of Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration as an approved training program for the Alabama contractor’s license exam.

The Machine Tool Technology Program is accredited by the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS), 10565 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 10, Fairfax, VA 22030. The program received initial accreditation in 2017.