Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure


Institutional and Specialized Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

Mineral Area College and its outreach centers are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
For more information, please visit our HLC page (Link to:

Mineral Area College degrees and programs are approved by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, Jefferson City, MO.


Programmatic Approvals and Accreditations     


Licensed Practical Nursing Missouri State Board of Nursing  
Registered Nursing Missouri State Board of Nursing  
Radiologic Technology

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

Continued accreditation September 2020

Paramedic Technology

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Reaccredited January 2018

Emergency Medical Technician Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (EMS)  
Respiratory Therapy

Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

Reaccredited July 2015

Physical Therapist Assistant

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

Reaccredited October 2017

Teacher Education Program Missouri State Board of Education  
Dual Credit Program

National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)

Accredited October 2018

Law Enforcement Academy Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST)