Institutional Accreditation

Pensacola State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees, certificates, and applied technology diplomas.

Please contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Pensacola State College.

For questions about the institution such as admission requirements, financial aid, programs offered, etc., please contact Pensacola State College directly.

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Student Achievement

As an institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Pensacola State College (PSC) is obligated to provide to its students, constituents, and the public information about “its goals for student achievement and the success of students in achieving those goals. Information on student success may include reliable information on retention, graduation, course completion, licensure examinations, and job placement rates and other measures of student success appropriate to institutional mission.”
Pensacola State College identifies the measures below for student achievement. Each measure includes the most recent data available and a definition of the measure.

Number of Credentials Awarded

Accountability Measures

  • Enrollments:  page 1
  • Retention, Success, Graduation:  page 2
  • AA Transfer to State Universities: page 14
  • AS, AAS & Certificate Placement Rates: page 15
  • College Prep Reading, Writing and Mathematics Success: page 16
  • Preparatory AA Student Retention, Success, and Graduation: page 19
  • Preparatory AS Student Retention and Success:  page 22
  • Preparatory PSVC and ATD Student Retention and Success: page 24

 

National Program Accreditations

Programs Accredited by External Agencies
Program Accreditation Organization Last Accreditation Next Accreditation Status
Degrees
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) September 2021 Fall 2029 Accreditation
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) October 2020 Fall 2030 Accreditation
Associate in Science in Culinary Management American Culinary Federation (ACF) June 2021 June 2026 Accreditation
Associate in Science in Dental Hygiene Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) January 2014 January 2022 Accreditation
Associate in Science in Health Information Technology Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) September 2021 Awaiting official notification. Continuing Accreditation
Associate in Science in Physical Therapist Assistant Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) February 2014 Fall 2024 Continuing Accreditation
Associate in Science in Radiography Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) December 2017 April 2023 Accreditation
Associate in Science in Registered Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) September 2021 Spring 2029  Accreditation
Associate in Science in Veterinary Technology American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA)  February 2018 2023 Accreditation
Advanced Technical Certificates
Baking and Pastry American Culinary Federation (ACF) June 2021 June 2026 Accreditation
Applied Technology Diplomas
Pharmacy Technician American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) May 2018 2024 Accreditation
Technical Certificates
Technical Certificate in Culinary Arts American Culinary Federation (ACF) June 2021 June 2026 Accreditation
Career Certificates
Career Certificate in Medical Assisting Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Board (MAERB) May 2007 Fall 2025 Continuing Accreditation
Career Certificate in Paramedic Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoA EMSP) December 2020 2026 Continuing Accreditation
Career Certificate in Practical Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) September 2020 Fall 2028 Accreditation
Career Certificate in Surgical Technology Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) September 2015 2026 Continuing Accreditation
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
Career Certificate in Carpentry Accredited Training and Education Facility under the sponsorship of the Southern Company
Career Certificate in Electricity Accredited Training and Education Facility under the sponsorship of the Southern Company
Career Certificate in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Accredited Training and Education Facility under the sponsorship of the Southern Company
Career Certificate in Plumbing Technology Accredited Training and Education Facility under the sponsorship of the Southern Company