Accreditation

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Accreditation

Odessa College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates, associate degrees, and baccalaureate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Odessa College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

The number of agencies and associations that have given accreditation and membership privileges to Odessa College acknowledges the quality of education provided. The college is approved or accredited by the following professional organizations and agencies:

Accrediting Agencies (National)

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

  • Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions

  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

  • National Association of Schools of Music

Accrediting Agencies (State)

  • Texas Board of Nursing

    • Associate Degree Nursing

    • Vocational Nursing

  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection

  • Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

  • Texas Department of State Health Services

  • Texas Department of Aging and Disabilities Services – Long Term Care Division, Medication Aide Program

  • Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

Odessa College describes itself in identical terms to all accrediting agencies recognized by the US Department of Education.