Accreditation, Approval & Memberships

South Suburban College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, telephone: 800-621-7440.

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

The College is also approved by the Illinois Community College Board, 401 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, IL 62701-1711, telephone: 217-785-0123; the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 431 E. Adams, 2nd floor, Springfield, IL 62701, telephone: 217-782-2551; and the Illinois State Board of Education, 100 North First Street, Springfield, IL 62777, telephone: 217-782-4321.

Prior to enrolling in certain programs, students are advised to review the applicable licensure/certification procedures and requirements and state laws of the profession to ensure that they are eligible to receive a license/certification following completion of the program at South Suburban College. Eligibility for licensure may be limited by the results of a criminal background investigation.

Additionally, the following programs are accredited by the agency listed:

Program Accreditation Agency
Associate Degree Nursing Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
Coding Specialist American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Court Reporting National Court Reporters Association
Emergency Medical Technician Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
Medical Assistant American Medical Technologist (AMT)
Occupational Therapy Assistant Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association (ACOTE) and the Illinois Department of Professional Regulations
Paralegal American Bar Association
Pharmacy Technician American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
Phlebotomy National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Services (NAACLS) approved status
Substance Abuse Illinois Alcohol & Other Drug Addiction Counselor Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA)

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