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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]



Howard College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Howard College.


The 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.  All normal inquiries about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, and other college related information should be addressed directly to the College and not to the office of the Commission on Colleges.

Other Accreditations

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) - Big Spring Location
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3343 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000 / Fax (404) 975-5020
info@acenursing.org  /  www.acenursing.org

Dental Hygiene
The Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association 211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
(312) 440-2500
Surgical Technology, Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
(727) 210-2350 / Fax (727) 210-2354
mail@caahep.org / www.caahep.org
Respiratory Care
The Howard College Respiratory Care – Advanced Level AAS program (200442), located in San Angelo, is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) (www.coarc.ocm). The program has been placed on Probationary Accreditation as of November 2017. P.O. Box 54876
Hurst, TX 76054-4876USA
(817) 283-2835
Radiologic Technology
The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
mail@jrcert.org / www.jrcert.org
Surgical Technology
Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)

6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110
Littleton, CO 80120
(303) 694-9262 / Fax (303) 741-3655
info@arcstsa.org / www.arcstsa.org

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

The Howard College Emergency Medical Services Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

To Contact CAAHEP
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North,
Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

To Contact CoAEMSP
8301 Lakeview Parkway,
Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
Fax (214) 703-8992

Approved by The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and The Texas Veterans Commission for Veteran’s Educational Training

Howard College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:  Director of Human Resources, 1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, TX 79720, 432-264-5100.  For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, visit this link for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.