OCCC Compliance

OCCC Compliance

Accreditation

Oklahoma City Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, which is located at 230 South La Salle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413, Telephone (800) 621-7440, www.ncahlc.org.

The College is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges and is also recognized by the federal government to offer education under the veterans and social security laws.

Oklahoma City Community College is authorized by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education located at 655 Research Parkway, Suite 200, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104-3603, Telephone (405) 225-9100, to offer certificate, associate in arts, associate in science, and associate in applied science programs.

Accreditation Chart

Department Emphasis Accreditation Address    
  Phone Website Level Start Date Renewal
Behavioral Sciences Child Development National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Washington, DC    
  (202) 232-8777 www.naeyc.org National 2008 2015
Business Administrative Assistant Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) St. Overland Park, KS    
  (913) 339-9356 www.acbsp.org National July 2005 July 2025
Business Legal Secretary Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) St. Overland Park, KS    
  (913) 339-9356 www.acbsp.org National July 2005 July 2025
Automotive Technology GM Automotive Service Education National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Leesburg, VA    
  (703) 669-6650 www.natef.org National July 2005 April 2018
Automotive Technology Automotive Technology Internship National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Leesburg, VA    
  (703) 669-6650 www.natef.org National July 2005 April 2018
Business Business Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) St. Overland Park, KS    
  (913) 339-9356 www.acbsp.org National July 2005 July 2025
Business Business Management Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) St. Overland Park, KS    
  (913) 339-9356 www.acbsp.org National July 2005 July 2025
Health Professions Respiratory Care Therapist Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC) Bedford, TX    
  (817) 283-2835 www.coarc.com National 1982 2019
Emergency Medical Science Emergency Medical Science Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (COAEMSP) and CAAHEP Bedford, TX    
  (817) 283-9403 www.coaemsp.org National 1995 2015
Nursing Nursing Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN) Oklahoma City, OK    
  (405) 962-1800 www.ok.gov/nursing State 1973 2019
Nursing Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. Atlanta, GA    
  (404)975-5000 www.acenursing.org National 1977 2022
Nursing Career Ladder Pathway Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN) Oklahoma City, OK    
  (405) 962-1800 www.ok.gov/nursing State 2001 2019
Nursing Career Ladder Pathway Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. Atlanta, GA    
  (404)975-5000 www.acenursing.org National 2001 2022
Nursing Baccalaureate to Associate Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. Atlanta, GA    
  (404)975-5000 www.acenursing.org National 2007 2022
Nursing Baccalaureate to Associate Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN) Oklahoma City, OK    
  (405) 962-1800 www.ok.gov/nursing State 2007 2019
Occupational Therapy Assistant Occupational Therapy Assistant Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) Bethesda, MD    
  (301) 652-2682 www.aota.org National 2012 2022
Physical Therapist Assistant Physical Therapist Assistant Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Alexandria, VA    
  (800) 999-2782 www.apta.org National 1984 2017

Annual Security Report

The Campus Security Act of 1990 and the Student Right-To-Know Act (PL 101-542) were signed into law by President Bush on November 8, 1990. This federal legislation requires colleges and universities to collect campus crime statistics on specific crimes occurring on college and university campuses. The due date of the first report was September 1, 1992, and a report on campus crime statistics is due each October 1st for reporting incidents occurring during the previous calendar year. This information is published and notifications are sent via email prior to October 1st each year. This email provides a web link for all current students and staff at Oklahoma City Community College to review the Annual Security Report in compliance with the 1990 Campus Security Act and the Student Right-To-Know Act (PL 101-542). Hard copies of the 2011 OCCC Annual Security Report are also available at the Campus Police Department (1K8) in the Main Building. You may access this report and associated campus security information and services at www.occc.edu/police/index.html.

College Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates

Oklahoma City Community College makes available to any enrolled or prospective student its completion or graduation rate and the transfer-out rate for first time, full-time, degree seeking students. This information is available upon request from the Office of the Dean of Admissions/Registrar, Main Building, first floor or call (405) 682-7584.

The graduation rate for Oklahoma City Community College is also available on the National Center for Educational Statistics website at nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cool.