Kingsborough Community College is fully accredited and approved by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
All academic programs are registered by the New York State Education Department, The University of the State of New York, Office of Higher Education, 5 North Mezzanine – Education Building, Albany, NY 12234.
Accreditation documentation is available for review in the Office of Academic Affairs, A-218.
In addition, the following program accreditations are in effect:
The Chemical Dependency Program and the Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate are accredited by the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC), 1001 N. Fairfax, Street Suite 201, Alexandria, VA 22314 and the New York Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), New York City Office, 501 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10018-5903 and Albany Office, 1450 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203-3526.
The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756 or phone (727) 210-2350.
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), an independent part of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 or phone (703) 684-2782.
The Nursing Program is approved by the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services Nurse Unit, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234-1000 or phone (518) 474-3817, ext. 280, and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 or phone (404) 975-5000.
The Emergency Medical Services Paramedic (EMS-P) Program has probationary accreditation with New York State Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, NYS Department of Health, 875 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206 or phone (518) 402-0996. The Kingsborough Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Profession (CoAEMSP). Graduates of the Kingsborough Community College Paramedic Program as eligible to take the paramedic examination at the New York State, New York City, and national level. The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) is located at 25400 U.S. Highway 19 N, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 or phone (727) 210-2350, www.caahep.org As a new program that began Fall 2013, the college has graduated two classes since August 2015.
The Polysomnographic Technology Program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist Education (CoA PSG). The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) is located at 25400 U.S. Highway 19 N, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 or phone (727) 210-2350, http://www.caahep.org. The Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist Education (CoAPSG) is located at 1711 Frank Avenue, New Bern, NC 28560 or phone (252) 626- 3238.
In addition to the above accreditations, the College is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), the American Council on Education (ACE), the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), the League for Innovation in the Community College, the Community College Humanities Association (CCHA), the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), and is a Leader College of Distinction for the Achieving the Dream National Reform Network.