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Georgia Northwestern Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit.  Questions about the accreditation of Georgia Northwestern Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

The Commission should be contacted only if evidence supports the college's significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.  Inquiries such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Georgia Northwestern Technical College (One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, Phone 706-295-6963, Fax 706-295-6888) and not to the Commission's office.

Program Accrediting and Regulating Agencies

  • Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP):
    • Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)
    • Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
    • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS)
    • Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Respiratory Care (CoARC)
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nursing - Georgia Office of Secretary of State
  • Georgia Board of Nursing
  • Georgia Department of Community Health
  • Georgia Department of Public Health - Emergency Medical Services Division
  • Georgia Health Partnership
  • Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council (POST)
  • Georgia Professional Standards Commission
  • Georgia State Board of Cosmetology
  • International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • National-Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology Testing