Accreditation

Eastern Maine Community College is a publicly supported, post-secondary institution, fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., which is the primary accrediting agency for schools and colleges in New England:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), 3 Burlington Woods Drive, Ste. 100, Burlington, MA 01803; phone: 781-271-0022; www.neasc.org.

The Automotive Program is certified through the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), 101 Blue Seal Drive, SE, Ste. 101, Leesburg, VA 20175; phone: 703-669-6600; www.asecert.org.

The Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Ste. 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; phone: 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org.

The Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peach Tree Rd NE, Ste. 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; phone: 404-975-5000; fax: 404-975-5020; www.nlnac.org. The program is also accredited by the Maine State Board of Nursing.

The Radiology Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Ste. 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; www.jrcert.org.

The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 North, Ste. 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; phone: 727-210-2350; fax: 727-210-2354; www.caahep.org.

The Welding Program is certified as a S.E.N.S.E. program (Schools Excelling through National Skills Education) and Educational member through American Welding Society, 550 N.W. LeJeune Road, P.O. Box 440367, Miami, FL 33126; phone: 305-443-9353; toll free: 1-800-443-9353; www.aws.org.