Institutional Accreditations

Washtenaw Community College

accredited by
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
Higher Learning Commission
For information on Washtenaw Community College, contact WCC at 734-973-3300.

Specialized Accreditations 

Automobile Service Technology Related Programs:

Advanced Automotive Service Technician Advanced Certificate
Auto Body Repair Certificate
Automotive Services Technician Certificate
Automotive Test Technician Associate Degree
Powertrain Development Technician Associate Degree
Transportation Technologies Associate Degree

Collision Repair and Refinishing Related Programs:

Collision Repair Refinish Technician Advanced Certificate
Custom Auto Body Fabrication and Chassis Design Advanced Certificate

accredited by
ASE Education Foundation
1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE
Suite 401
Leesburg, VA 20176

Dental Assisting Certificate

accredited by
The Commission on Dental Accreditation of The American Dental Association
211 E. Chicago Avenue, Suite 1900
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2678

The program in dental assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation [and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”]. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is:

Economic and College Development Division

IACET logo

Washtenaw Community College's Economic and College Development Division is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). WCC complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of the accreditation, WCC is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.

International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET)
12100 Sunset Hills Road
Suite 130
Reston, VA 20190
Phone: 703-234-4065
Fax: 703-435-4390

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) AAS Degree
HVACR – Residential Certificate
HVACR – Commercial Trade Advanced Certificate

All 3 programs accredited by
HVAC Excellence
1701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 847-342-9810
Toll Free: 800-394-5268
Fax: 800-546-3726

Law Enforcement Basic Police Academy

approved by
The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards
106 W. Allegan Suite 600
P.O. Box 30633
Lansing, Michigan 48909

accredited by
The International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST)
152 S. Kestrel Pl. Suite 201
Eagle, Idaho 83616

Registered Nursing AAS Degree

accredited by
ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020

approved by
State of Michigan
Department of Community Health
Bureau of Health Professionals
Board of Nursing
611 W Ottawa
P.O. 30670
Lansing, MI 48909-8170

Pharmacy Technology Certificate

accredited by
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

Physical Therapist Assistant AAS Degree

accredited by
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085
Phone: 703-706-3245

Radiography AAS Degree

accredited by
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182

Surgical Technology AAS Degree

accredited by
The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

Welding Testing Facility

AWS logo

accredited by
American Welding Society (AWS)
8669 NW 36 Street, #130
Miami, FL 33166

For information on obtaining or reviewing documents regarding accreditation, approval, or licensing, contact the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Planning, and Accreditation.

Special Designations


Washtenaw Community College has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. We are extremely pleased to receive this acknowledgment and will continue our commitment to providing a comprehensive cybersecurity education to our students.