Accreditation

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

Normal inquiries about SOWELA Technical Community College such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to the institution and not to the Commission’s office. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

Website: www.sacscoc.org

Furthermore, SOWELA offers programs that are accredited by professional licensing bodies as well as industry or discipline specific associations. Organizations that accredit programs offered at SOWELA include the following:

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Accrediting Organizations
 American Culinary Federation - The Standard of Excellence for Chefs American Culinary
Federation

(ACF)
Accredited by ATMAE - The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering Association of Technology, Management, and Applied
Engineering
(ATMAE)
Federal Aviation Administration Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA)
Louisiana Department of Health Louisiana Department of
Health & Hospitals

(DHH) for
Certified Nurse Assistant Registry
Louisiana State Board of Nursing - Advancing Regulatory Excellence Louisiana State Board
of Nursing

(LSBN)
*Approved for continued Initial approval by the La. State Board of Nursing
Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners Louisiana State Board of
Practical Nursing Examiners

(LSBPNE)
ASE - NATEF - Improving Programs Through Accreditation National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation
(NATEF)