The PHSC Office of Institutional Effectiveness manages accreditations for the College.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Pasco-Hernando State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Pasco-Hernando State College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling 404-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website.

Level II Membership Letter January 13, 2014
Continuing Accreditation with BAS & BSN Letter January 19, 2016
List of Majors with Federal CIPS
List of Degrees and Graduates for Part 1

Board Rule

6Hx19-1.24 College Accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Health Programs Accreditation

The following programs are accreditated:

  • Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
  • Emergency Medical Services Program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP)
  • Nursing (Associate Degree) RN Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Nursing Baccalaureate Program (BSN) is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)

Distance Education Accreditation

The following programs are accreditated:

  • Pasco-Hernando State College has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.