Lakeland Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Specific program accreditations are listed in the college catalog.

Lakeland participates in the Higher Learning Commission's Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP), a self-directed systematic improvement process that allows us to maintain accreditation while pursuing continuing performance improvement.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1413

Specific Program Accreditations
Dental HygieneCommission on Dental Accreditation - American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
Early Childhood EducationNAEYC Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation
Emergency Management Planning and AdministrationInternational Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)
Emergency Medical TechnologyOhio Department of Public Safety
P.O. Box 182073-1970 West Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43218
Fire Science TechnologyInternational Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)
Health Information Management TechnologyCommission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIM)
233 N. Michigan Ave. 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-5519
HistotechnologyNational Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Accreditation in Progress
Medical AssistingCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Medical Laboratory TechnologyNational Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Paralegal Studies ProgramApproved by the American Bar Association
Radiologic TechnologyJRCERT - Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Registered NursingApproved by Ohio Board of Nursing
17 South High St., Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215-7410
Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Rd, N.E., Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Respiratory TherapyCommission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Rd.
Bedford Texas 76021-4244
817.283. 2835
Surgical TechnologyThe Lakeland Community College Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727.210.2350 Fax: 727.210.2354
upon the recommendation of the ARC/STSA
6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110
Littleton, CO 80120
Phone: 303.694.9262 Fax: 303.741.3655
Teaching & Learning CenterNAEYC Academy for Early Childhood Program Accreditation
Civil Engineering Technology

Electronic Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Nuclear Engineering Technology

Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. ETAC/ABET
415 N. Chars St.
Baltimore, MD 21201