2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Accreditation


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Southeast Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission 
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500,
Chicago, IL 60604, 800.621.7440


The South Dakota Board of Education has approved Southeast Tech to grant the associate of applied science degree, diplomas and certificates.

Many Southeast Tech programs maintain specialized accreditations. Some of these include:

Automotive Technology and Collision Repair Technology 

The Automotive Technology and Collision Repair Technology programs are certified as Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) programs by the ASE Education Foundation (ASEEF).

 
Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation
101 Blue Seal Drive SE, Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20175
702-669-6600
www.aseeducationfoundation.org

 

Cardiac Sonography, Vascular Sonography, Invasive Cardiovascular, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, and Surgical Technology

These programs are accredited by CAAHEP, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
 25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
 Clearwater, FL  33763
 727-210-2350
 www.caahep.org/
 
View current award information for: Cardiac Sonography , Vascular Sonography , Invasive Cardiovascular , Diagnostic Medical Sonography , and Surgical Technology .

Dental Assisting

The Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) has authorized graduates of Southeast Technical College’s Dental Assisting program to earn credentialing through DANB’s National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) certification program. Graduates from Southeast Tech’s Dental Assisting program will be eligible to complete the three-part NELDA exam for certification. 

At this time, the program is not approved and not accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). Southeast Tech is currently working on an application for accreditation through CODA and plans to submit this application for review by CODA in the future.

Nursing

LPN has full approval status from the South Dakota Board of Nursing.

RN, AAS program has full approval status from the South Dakota Board of Nursing.

South Dakota Board of Nursing
4305 S Louise Ave, Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD  57106-3315
605-362-2760
https://doh.sd.gov/board/nursing/
 Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
 Atlanta, Georgia 30326
 404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org/

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Registered Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.  The date of the last site visit was February 25-27, 2020, and the next site visit is scheduled for Spring 2028. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

 

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement is approved by the South Dakota Law Enforcement Standards and Training Commission

South Dakota Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission
1302 E Highway 14, Suite 5
Pierre, SD  57501
605-773-3584
http://dci.sd.gov/LawEnforcementTraining/StandardsandTrainingCommission.aspx
 

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration is accredited through the HVAC Excellence Accreditation program

 
 HVAC Excellence Programmatic Accreditation
 1701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
 Washington, DC  20006
 http://www.hvacexcellence.org/accreditation.aspx
 

Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, Maryland  20814
1-866-279-0681
www.ashp.org/

 Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
 135 S LaSalle St, Suite 4100
 Chicago, IL  60603-4810
 312-664-3575
 https://www.acpc-accredit.org

Medical Assistant

The Southeast Technical College Medical Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763 727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

Medical Assisting Education Board
20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 1575
Chicago, IL 60606
www.maerb.org

Surgical Technology

The Southeast Tech Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee for Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC-STSA).

 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
 25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
 Clearwater, FL  33763
 727-210-2350
 www.caahep.org/