Accreditations

First Coast Technical College is accredited by the following organizations:

Council on Occupational EducationCommission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE)
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
(770) 396-3898
Fax (770) 396-3790
www.council.org


AdvancEDSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), a division of AdvancED
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033
(404) 679-4500
Fax: (404) 679-4558
www.sacs.org


Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education ProgramsFirst Coast Technical College’s Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Commission on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

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

To contact COAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088 (214) 703-8885 FAX (214) 703-8992 www.coaempsp.org


Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
(214) 703-8445
Fax (214) 703-8992
www.coaemsp.org


First Coast Technical College’s Nursing Program is in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDE) Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v).

The Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) is an interstate agreement allowing a nurse to have one license and the privilege to practice in other compact states by removing barriers to cross-border practice. Implemented in 2000, the NLC fosters public protection and access to care through the mutual recognition of one state-based license that is enforced locally and recognized nationally. Many state nurses associations, hospital associations and health care facilities in every state overwhelmingly support the NLC. The NLC includes important patient safety features such as facilitation of the sharing of licensure, investigative and disciplinary action information among member states. All graduates from First Coast Technical College Nursing are eligible to test for state licensure in compliance with U.S. Department of Education’s (USDE) Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v).

The links below show all states where Florida Nursing Licenses are accepted once Initial Licensures has been achieved in Florida.

 

 

 


FCTC’s Medical Assisting program is accredited by American Medical Technologist

AMT has been a partner in allied health certification since 1939. They are a non-profit organization that has rigorous standards. Leading health care systems ask for AMT certification and credentials by name. Students can sit for the RMA certification exam while on externships. Obtaining an RMA shows potential employers that students have the skill set and knowledge to be successful in the field. AMT is a highly recognized certifying organization in the United States and a RMA certification is recognized nationwide and accepted by all employers.


First Coast Technical College is also certified, accredited, or approved by the following program specific bodies: