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Cape Cod Community College

Cape Cod Community College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the Commission should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact:

New England Commission of Higher Education
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514
(781) 425 7785

Program Accreditation Statements

Aviation Maintenance Technology

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program is certified by the U.S. Department of Transportation – Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Airframe, Powerplant, and Airframe & Powerplant ratings: Number 61CT616K.

Individuals may contact the regional FAA office:

Burlington FSDO
12 New England Executive Park
Burlington, MA 01803
(781) 238-7500

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program is certified by the Massachusetts  Department of Higher Education Criminal Justice Program Review Committee. 

Department of Higher Education
One Ashburton Place, Room 1401
Boston, MA 02108-1696
(617) 994-6950

Dental Hygiene

The Cape Cod Community College Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.440.4653

Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). 

National Association for the Education of Young Children
1313 L Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005-4101
(202) 232-8777

See also: Early Childhood Education Program Outcomes

EMT (Emergency Medical Technician)

EMT: Cape Cod Community College, W. Barnstable, MA
Approved Levels: EMT
Region V
MA DPH accreditation expires 1/1/2022

Funeral Service

The Funeral Service program is currently seeking Candidacy status from the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE):

Human Services 

Cape Cod Community College has been approved by the Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services as an Addiction Education Provider for its Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counselor Certificates.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Executive Office of Health & Human Services
Department of Public Health
250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108-4619
Phone: 617.624.5173

Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting Certificate is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727.210.2350


The Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

Programs Seeking Accreditation


Statement of Status - Committee on Accreditation for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP)
The Cape Cod Community College Paramedic Certificate program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP Executive Office). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation Standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation. 

Contact CoAEMSP Executive Office: 
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312 
Rowlett, TX 75088 

FAX 214-703-8992