2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 12, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Accreditation


605-367-6175
800-247-0789


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:

ACADEMIC PROGRAM AGENCY

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

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredits the Southeast Tech Cardiac Sonography Program upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT).

View current award information for: Cardiac Sonography 

 

 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
 Seminole, FL 33775
 727-210-2350
 www.caahep.org/

 

JRC-CVT
Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology
1449 Hill Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588
978-456-5594
www.jrccvt.org

 

ARDMS
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600
Rockville, MD 20852-1402
301-738-8401 or 800-541-9754
www.ardms.org

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.

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The Southeast Tech Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS.)

View current award information for: Diagnostic Medical Sonography 

 

 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
 Seminole, FL 33775​
 727-210-2350
 www.caahep.org/

 

JRC-DMS
Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500
Ellicott City, MD 21043
443-973-3251
www.jrcdms.org

 

ARDMS
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600
Rockville, MD 20852-1402
301-738-8401 or 800-541-9754
www.ardms.org

 

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology

The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program 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

Invasive Cardiovascular Technology 

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredits the Southeast Tech Invasive Cardiovascular Program upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT).

View current award information for: Invasive Cardiovascular 

 

 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
 Seminole, FL 33775​
 727-210-2350
 www.caahep.org/

 

CCI
Cardiovascular Credentialing International
1500 Sunday Drive Suite 102
Raleigh, NC 27607
800-326-0268
www.cci-online.org

 

JRC-CVT
Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology 
1449 Hill Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588
978-456-5594
www.jrccvt.org

Law Enforcement Science

Law Enforcement Science 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

Licensed Practical Nurse

The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) 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
doh.sd.gov/boards/nursing/

Medical Assistant

The Medical Assisting Program at Southeast Technical College 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
 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
 Seminole, FL 33775​
 727-210-2350
 www.caahep.org/

Neurodiagnostic Technology

Southeast Tech’s Neurodiagnostic Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology (CoA-NDT).

 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
 Seminole, FL 33775
 727-210-2350
 www.caahep.org

Paramedic Science

Southeast Tech will assume an accredited paramedic program 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 (CoAEMSP).

 

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/


135 S LaSalle St, Suite 4100
Chicago, IL 60603-4810
312-664-3575
www.cpe-accredit.org

Registered Nurse

The associate Registered Nursing program at Southeast Technical College located in Sioux Falls, S.D. 

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.

Southeast Tech’s Registered Nurse (RN) program has full approval status from the South Dakota Board of Nursing.

 

ACEN Accreditation Seal Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
 Atlanta, Georgia  30326
 404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org/


 

South Dakota Board of Nursing
4305 S Louise Ave, Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3315
605-362-2760
doh.sd.gov/boards/nursing

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).

View current award information for: Surgical Technology 

 
 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
 Seminole, FL 33775​
 727-210-2350
 www.caahep.org/

Vascular Sonography

The Southeast Tech Vascular Ultrasound Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT).

View current award information for: Vascular Sonography  

 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
 Seminole, FL 33775​
 727-210-2350
 www.caahep.org/

 

JRC-CVT
Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology
1449 Hill Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588
978-456-5594
www.jrccvt.org

 

ARDMS
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600
Rockville, MD 20852-1402
301-738-8401 or 800-541-9754
www.ardms.org

Welding

Southeast Techn is the first Accredited Test Facility (ATF) in South Dakota through the American Welding Society. Diploma students earn two AWS welding certifications by completing the program.