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.
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.
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
ACBSP Assessment results
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.
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;