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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Barton County Community College is accredited by:

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60602-2504

Barton has been continuously accredited since 1974 with the most recent reaffirmation of accreditation occurring in 2013.  Barton maintains accreditation through HLC’s Open Pathway process and completed the Year 4 Assurance Review in 2017. Barton’s next reaffirmation visit will occur in 2022/23. 

Visit and find out more about: Barton’s HLC Accreditation

Barton’s HLC Accreditation Reports

Filing a Complaint with HLC

Individuals interested in filing a complaint with the Higher Learning Commission may do so as outlined on the Higher Learning Commission website.

State Approval and Association Memberships

Program Accreditations 

Automotive Technology
The Automotive Technology program is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (NATEF.)

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation
101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20175
Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Eastern Time (Monday - Friday, except holidays)
(703) 669-6650
www.natef.org

Emergency Medical Services
The Barton Community College paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

Medical Laboratory Technician
The MLT program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
RoseMont, IL 60018-5119
(847) 939-3597

Nursing
The Nursing Program is approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Education in Nursing.

Accrediting Commission of Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000