Program Accreditation

Program Accreditation

Western Technical College is one of 16 Wisconsin technical colleges that make up the Wisconsin Technical College System, and is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. Western is also a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, the American Technical Education Association, and the American Vocational Association.

Program Agency
Automotive Technician National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, a branch of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence at the Master Level
Continuing Education-Nursing Wisconsin Nurses Association which is accredited as an approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. nursecredentialing.org
Dental Assistant Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. ada.org
EMT - Paramedic The Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoA EMSP). Programs (CAAHEP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org
Health Information Technology Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) www.cahiim.org.
Medical Assistant Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in collaboration with the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
Medical Laboratory Technician National Accrediting Agency for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
Nursing Assistant State of Wisconsin, Department of Health Services
Nursing-Associate Degree The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Occupational Therapy Assistant Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Paralegal Approved by the American Bar Association
Paramedic Technician The Paramedic Technician program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoA EMSP). Programs (CAAHEP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org
Physical Therapy Assistant Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education
Radiography Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Therapist The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com)." Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care 1248 Harwood Road Bedford, Texas 76021-4244 (817) 283-2835.
Surgical Technology The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) in collaboration with The Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). CAAHEP contact information is 1361 Park Street Clearwater, FL. 33756; phone: 727 210-2350, fax 727 210-2354, www.arcst.org