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Institutional Accreditation

Monroe Community College (MCC) is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the United States Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

MSCHE’s physical mailing address is:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
1007 North Orange Street
4th Floor, MB #166
Wilmington, DE 19801

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is a voluntary, non-governmental, membership association that defines, maintains, and promotes educational excellence across institutions with diverse missions, student populations, and resources.

MSCHE conducts accreditation and pre-accreditation (candidacy status) activities for institutions of higher education in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and any other geographic areas in which the Commission elects to conduct accrediting activities, including the evaluation of distance education and correspondence education programs offered at those institutions. MSCHE accredits institutions across the United States as well as globally.

Monroe Community College’s accreditation status was reaffirmed in 2016, and its next self-study evaluation will occur in academic year 2025-26.

Curricula are registered and approved by the New York State Department of Education. The College is authorized to award the Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees, as well as certificates, as established by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York. All curricula are approved by the New York State Department of Education for the training of veterans and other eligible persons under Public Law 634 (Children of Deceased Veterans), Public Law 894 (Disabled Veterans), Public Law 89-358 (Veterans Administration Readjustment Benefits of 1966) and Public Law 93-508 (Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974). See specific individual accredited programs listed under Programs of Study.

Programmatic Accreditation

The following programs are accredited by the specific accreditation agencies.

ProgramAgencySED CODE Next Review Date
Clinical Laboratory Technician, A.A.S.National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences344582029
Culinary Arts, A.A.S.American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission012462026
Dental Hygiene, A.A.S.Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association012292026
Electrical Engineering Technology - Electronics A.A.S. Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology - Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission774362024-25
Nursing A.A.S.Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing012332023-24
Paramedic A.A.S. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs217062022-23
Paramedic CertificateCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs332412022-23
Radiologic Technology A.A.S. Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology012322022
Surgical Technology A.A.S. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 372732023