Program–Specific Accreditations and Approvals

Colorado Mountain College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Additionally, some individual programs have been accredited or approved by discipline-specific organizations. The following table lists current accreditations and approvals for specific programs as of October 2016.

Program Name of External Accreditation Agency Outcome of Accreditation (Approved, Not Approved with Conditions) Date of Last Accreditation Date of Next Accreditation
Bachelor of Arts in Education CDE – Colorado Department of Education Approved Nov. 2016 Nov. 2021
Bachelor of Arts in Education CDHE – Colorado Department of Higher Education Approved Nov. 2016 Nov. 2021
Bachelor of Science in Nursing ACEN – Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Accredited 2016 2021
Bachelor of Science in Nursing CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Accredited 2016 2021
Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy (CLETA) Certificate POST – Peace Officer Standards and Training Board Approved Academy Current – Every Semester Every Semester
Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education NAEYC – National Association for the Education of Young Children Accredited 2014 2021
Associate of Applied Science in EMT Paramedic CAAHEP – Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Accredited 2011 2016
Associate of Applied Science in EMT Paramedic CDHPE – Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Approved 2013 2018
EMS Basic/Intermediate Certificates CDHPE – Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Approved 2013 2018
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing ACEN (Formerly NLNAC) – Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Accredited 2016 2024
Nurse Aide Certificate DORA – Colorado State Board of Nursing under the Department of Regulatory Agencies. Each of the three campuses has a different accreditation date. Approved Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs, Rifle, and Steamboat Springs in fall of 2015 Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs, Rifle, and Steamboat Springs in fall of 2017; Vail Valley in fall 2016.
Medical Assisting Certificate Program at CMC in Edwards CAAHEP – Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Accredited 2016 2021
Real Estate Certificate DORA -Colorado Real Estate Commission under the Department of Regulatory Agencies Approved 2013 Continuous
Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology AVMA – American Veterinary Medical Association Accredited 2011 2017