Nursing AD Accreditation
Northwest Mississippi Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Associate of Arts degree, the Associate of Applied Science degree, and certificates in career education. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA, 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Northwest Mississippi Community College. The College was initially accredited by the Mississippi Junior College Accrediting Association in 1928 and by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in December 1953. The latest reaffirmation of the SACSCOC accreditation was in 2017.
The college is also a member of the American Association of Community Colleges. The Associate Degree Nursing program was initially accredited by the National League for Nursing in 1978 and has maintained continued accreditation. The program is currently accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 (phone number (404) 975-5000, www.acenursing.org) and the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL), State of Mississippi located at 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211-6453 (phone number (601) 432-6198, www.ihl.state.ms.us). The latest IHL and ACEN accreditation was Fall 2018.