AccreditationWaubonsee Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, (800) 621-7440 and is recognized by federal and state agencies administering financial aid.
Since 2003, Waubonsee has been participating in the Higher Learning Commission's Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP), which seeks to infuse the principles and benefits of continuous improvement into the culture of colleges and universities in order to assure and advance the quality of higher education.
Approval: Waubonsee Community College is recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, the Council for Higher Education and the U.S. Department of Education. The college gains approval for existing program changes from the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Waubonsee Community College Accredited Programs:
Addictions Counseling Program
Accreditation: Illniois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. (IAODAPCA): preparatory and advanced accreditation
Automotive Technology Program
Accreditation: National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
Library Technical Assistant Program
Accreditation: American Library Association (ALA)
Medical Assisting Program
Accreditation: Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)
Accreditation: North American Board of Certified Energy Practioners (NABCEP) as an Entry Level Exam Provider
Surgical Technology Program
Accreditation: Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)