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Institutional Accreditation

HCTC degrees measure up to high standards

HCTC is a comprehensive learning-centered institution dedicated to providing quality educational opportunities and services that enrich lives intellectually, culturally and economically.

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

Note: The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

Academic Program Accreditations

Automotive Technology: This program is accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), 101 Blue Seal Drive, SE, Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175; Phone: (703) 669-6650; Web:

Diagnostic Medical Sonography: This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in both the General and Vascular concentrations.  For further information contact CAAHEP at 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; Phone: 727-210-2350; E-mail:; Web:

Health Information Technology (Hazard Campus): The Health Information Technology Associate Degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM, 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800; Email: Website:

Physical Therapist Assistant: The Physical Therapist Assistant Regional Program at Hazard Community & Technical College/Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:

Radiography: This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; Phone: (312) 704-5300; Web:

Surgical Technology: This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756; Phone: (727) 210-2350; Fax: (727) 210-2354; E-mail:; Web:

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