OCtech Nationally Accredited Programs

Career & Technology

Program: *Business, Accounting, Automated Office Technology

Accrediting Agency: Associate of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Most Recent Self-Study Submission Date: 2018

Most Recent Final Accreditation Approval and Next Reaffirmation Year: Final Reaccreditation Letter dated January 7, 2019 / Next Reaffirmation 2028


Program: Automotive Technology

Accrediting Agency: National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

Most Recent Self-Study Submission Date: 2018

Most Recent Final Accreditation Approval and Next Reaffirmation Year: Final Reaccreditation Letter dated February 12, 2019 / Next Reaffirmation March 1, 2024


Program: Electronics Engineering Technology

Accrediting Agency: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org

Most Recent Self-Study Submission Date: 2015, Next Self-Study due July 1, 2021

Most Recent Final Accreditation Approval and Next Reaffirmation Year: Final Reaccreditation Letter dated August 31, 2016; Awaiting accreditation reaffirmation letter, expected August 2022.


Nursing and Health Science

Program: Associate Degree Nursing

Accrediting Agency: Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Most Recent Self-Study Submission Date: 2019

Interim Action Required and Resolution: None

Most Recent Final Accreditation Approval and Next Reaffirmation Year: Final Reaccreditation Letter dated October 11, 2019 / Next Reaffirmation Spring 2027


Program: Practical Nursing

Accrediting Agency: Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Most Recent Self-Study Submission Date: 2019

Interim Action Required and Resolution: None

Most Recent Final Accreditation Approval and Next Reaffirmation Year: Final Reaccreditation Letter dated April 20, 2020 / Next Reaffirmation Fall 2027


Program: Radiologic Technology

Accrediting Agency: Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JCERT)

Most Recent Self-Study Submission Date: May 2014

Interim Action Required and Resolution: Submitted 2019

Most Recent Final Accreditation Approval and Next Reaffirmation Year: Final Reaccreditation Letter dated April 21, 2020  / Next Reaffirmation Summer 2023


Program: Medical Assisting

Accrediting Agency: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Interim Action Required and Resolution: N/A

Most Recent Final Accreditation Approval and Next Reaffirmation Year: Final Reaccreditation Letter dated April 20, 2020 / Next Reaffirmation March 2030


Program: Physical Therapist Assistant

Accrediting Agency: Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

Most Recent Final Accreditation Approval and Next Reaffirmation Year: Full Accreditation Letter dated April 28, 2020 / Next Reaffirmation 2030

◊ Indicates USDOE approval


Public Service

Program: *Early Care and Education

Accrediting Agency: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Most Recent Self-Study Submission Date: May 2020

Interim Action Required and Resolution: Interim Action Report Required, Next Annual Report Due May 2021

Most Recent Final Accreditation Approval and Next Reaffirmation Year: Accreditation Letter dated March 19, 2021; Next Reaffirmation Spring 2027


OCtech Programs with State Agency/National Association Approval

Program: Certified Nursing Assistant

Approval Agency: South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Most Recent Approval Letter and Next Action, if applicable: Approval Letter dated 2019; Next Action due 2022


Program: Patient Care Technician (including Phlebotomy and Electrocardiography)

Approval Agency: National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

Most Recent Approval Letter and Next Action, if applicable: Approval Certificate – 2017; Next Approval 7/13/2020


Program: Emergency Medical Technician

Approval Agency: Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)

Most Recent Approval Letter and Next Action, if applicable: Approval Certificate – 1/28/2020;
Next Approval 3/31/2024


Program: Welding

Approval Agency: American Welding Society (AWS)

Most Recent Approval Letter and Next Action, if applicable: Approval Letter-2015;
Next Approval 2023