About HGTC

Accreditations

Horry Georgetown Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4501, for questions about the accreditation of Horry Georgetown Technical College.

In addition to regional accreditation, HGTCis a member of the South Carolina Technical College System and many of the departments and/or programs at HGTC are accredited or approved by national and regional accreditation boards, commissions and/or associations. HGTC actively seeks accreditation through these bodies when the potential for the student's employment is dependent upon such accreditation or enhanced by the recognition.


Program Accreditations:

Civil Engineering Technology

Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.

The Civil Engineering Technologyprogramis accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.


Culinary Arts Technology

American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation Accrediting Commission

The Culinary Arts Technology program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation Accrediting Commission.


Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene

Commission on Dental Accreditation

The programs in Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and have been granted the accreditation status of "approval without reporting requirements." The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.


Forestry Management Technology

Society of American Foresters

The Forestry Management Technology program is recognized by the Society of American Foresters.


Paralegal

American Bar Association

The Legal Assistant/Paralegal program is approved by the American Bar Association.


Medical Imaging Technology

Joint Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)until 2016.


Nursing and Practical Nursing

National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

The Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing programsare approved by the State Board of Nursing for South Carolina and are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 61 Broadway 33rd Floor, New York, NY, 10006 telephone 800-669-1656.


Business (Accounting, General Business, Administrative Office Technology)

Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Horry Georgetown Technical College is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 7007 College Blvd., Suite 420, Overland Park, Kansas 66211, (913) 339-9356, www.acbsp.org, for the offering of the Associate Degrees in Accounting, General Business and Administrative Office Technology. Students interested in reviewing the accreditation documents may view them in the Academic Deans' Office.

Assessment Activities:
ACBSP Assessment results


Surgical Technology

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program ( www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology. Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health, Education Programs, 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1970, Chicago, IL 60601-2208, telephone 312-553-9355.


Early Care and Education

National Association of Education for Young Children

The Early Care and Education program isaccredited by NAEYC (National Association of Education for Young Children) accreditation.


Pharmacy Technician

Accreditation of Pharmacy Technician Program

The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Accreditation Services Division, 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, 20814.


Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program

is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; 727-210-2350;


Physical Therapist Assistant

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Horry Georgetown Technical College has been granted Accreditation status by the Commission onAccreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (111 North Fairfax Street,Alexandria, Virginia, 22314l; phone:703-706-3245;
e-mail: accreditation@apta.org