Program–Specific Accreditation 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 accreditation and approvals for specific programs as of October 2016.

NAME OF EXTERNAL ACCREDITATION AGENCY OUTCOME OF ACCREDITATION (APPROVED, NOT APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS) DATE OF LAST ACCREDITATION DATE OF NEXT ACCREDITATION
CDE - Colorado Department of Education Approved (Special Education endorsement conditional as new program) November 2023 November 2028 (SPED November 2024)
CDHE - Colorado Department of Higher Education Approved November 2023 November 2028
ACEN - Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Accredited 2021 2029
POST - Peace Officer Standards and Training Board Approved Academy Current - Every Semester Every Semester
NAEYC - National Association for the Education of Young Children Accredited 2021 2025
CAAHEP - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Accredited 2018 2024
CDPHE - Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Approved 2023 2028
CDPHE - Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Approved 2023 2028
ACEN (Formerly NLNAC) - Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Accredited 2021 2029
DORA - Colorado State Board of Nursing under the Department of Regulatory Agencies. Each of the three campuses has a different accreditation date. Approved Steamboat: 2022, Eagle/Edwards/Rifle/Glenwood: 2022, Salida/Summit/Soroco High School: 2023 Eagle/Edwards/Rifle/Glenwood: September 2024, Steamboat: November 2024, Summit: April 2025, Soroco High School: April 2025, Salida: July 2025
CAAHEP - Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Accredited 2021 2025
DORA -Colorado Real Estate Commission under the Department of Regulatory Agencies Approved 2013 Continuous
AVMA - American Veterinary Medical Association Accredited 2023 2029