Accreditation and Program Approvals

Institutional Accreditation

Coastal Pines Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Technical Certificates of Credit. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Coastal Pines Technical College. Inquiries concerning Coastal Pines Technical College admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Coastal Pines Technical College and not to the Commission’s office. Coastal Pines Technical College’s contact information is: Coastal Pines Technical College, 1701 Carswell Avenue, Waycross GA 31503, www.coastalpines.edu, (912)-287-5827, or fax (912) 338-5300.

Program Accreditation

Program Location Accreditation or Certification Board
Automotive Technology Waycross Campus National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
Air Conditioning Technology Waycross Campus, Golden Isles, and Jesup sites HVAC Excellence
Medical Assisting Waycross Campus Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)
Paramedicine Waycross Campus Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
Radiologic Technology Waycross Campus Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Respiratory Care Technology Waycross Campus Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (Co ARC)
Surgical Technology Waycross Campus Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education for Surgical Technology

Program Approvals

Program Location Certification or Approval Board
Computer Information Systems Waycross Campus, Golden Isles, and Jesup sites Authorized Microsoft IT Academy and Authorized Cisco Network Academy
Cosmetology Waycross Campus, Alma, Camden, Golden Isles, and Jesup sites Georgia Board of Cosmetology
Early Childhood Care and Education Waycross Campus, Baxley and Jesup sites Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) and Georgia Professional Standards Commission
Neuromuscular Massage Therapy Golden Isles site Assigned school by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB)

Georgia Board of Massage Therapy
Nurse Aide Waycross Campus, Alma, Baxley, Golden Isles, Hazlehurst, and Jesup sites Georgia Medical Care Foundation
Paramedicine
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
EMS Professions
Pre-Hospital EMS Operations
Waycross Campus, Baxley, Golden Isles, and Jesup sites Georgia Department of Community Health, Office of Emergency Management Service and Trauma
Practical Nursing Program Waycross Campus, Alma, Baxley, Golden Isles, and Jesup sites Georgia Board of Nursing