Accreditation and Program Approvals

UACCB is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (30 North LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504 (800) 621-7440). UACCB is authorized to offer the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees by the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board and NCA. As a state-supported, two-year institution, UACCB is recognized by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, the Arkansas Department of Career Education, and the Arkansas State Approving Agency for Veterans’ Training for financial aid purposes. The Arkansas State Board of Nursing (1123 South University #800, Little Rock, AR 72204) approves the RN Associate Degree Program, and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (3390 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000 or www.acenursing.org) accredits the RN Associate Degree Program. The Practical Nursing program is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The Emergency Medical Technician programs and the Emergency Medical Services Paramedic are approved by the Arkansas Department of Health, Division of Emergency Medical Services. The EMT – Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088). The Certified Nursing Assistant program is approved by the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Office of Long-Term Care. The Adult Education program is approved by the Arkansas Department of Career Education. The Cosmetology programs are licensed by the Arkansas Department of Health, Cosmetology Section.