Dutchess Community College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges
and Secondary Schools. It is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges,
the International/Intercultural Consortium of the AACC, and a founding member of the
Association of Colleges of the Mid‐Hudson area. Its curricula are approved by the
State University of New York and registered by the State Education Department.
Its nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in
Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975‐5000;
and its Clinical Laboratory Technician program by the National Accrediting Agency
for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont,
IL, 60018; (773) 714‐8880; and its Emergency Medical Technician‐Paramedic program
is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; (727) 210‐ 2350, www.caahep.org)
upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs
for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) (8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite
111‐ 312, Rowlett, TX 75088; (214) 703‐8445, www.coaemsp.org.)
Its concurrent enrollment program is accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent
Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP), PO Box 578, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.
The College is authorized to award certificates, and the Associate in Arts, Associate
in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degrees as established by the Board of
Regents of the University of the State of New York.
The College is approved for recipients of New York State Scholarships for Veterans’
The Louis Greenspan Day Care Center is accredited by the National Association for
the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) (1313 L St. NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC,
20005; (202) 232‐8777, www.naeyc.org.)