Academics at Hutchinson Community College

Accreditation

Hutchinson Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region, which includes the following 19 states: Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming. HLC is recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

For More Visit: The Higher Learning Commission

 

Program Accreditation

Allied Health Department

Health Information Management (AAS) and Healthcare Document and Transcription Specialists (Certificate)
Commission on the Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
233 N. Michigan Ave, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-5800
Action Letter
Next Review: Reviewed Annually

Health Information - Emphasis in Cancer Registry Management - AAS and Certificate
1330 Braddock Place, Suite 520
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-299-6640
Next Review: June 2024

Nursing - Associate Degree (ADN) and Practical Nursing (LPN)
The associate degree nursing program at Hutchinson Community College at Hutchinson Campus, located in Hutchinson, KS is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA  30326
404-975-5000

http://www.acenursing.org

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate degree nursing program is continuing accreditation.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

Initial Accreditation:                                      May 1985
Date of most recent Commission Action:  July 2017
Date of Last Visit:                                            February 1-3, 2017
Next Site Visit:                                                  Spring 2025

Kansas State Board of Nursing
900 SW Jackson St., Room 1051
Topeka, KS  66612
785-296-4924

The practical nursing program at Hutchinson Community College at the McPherson, KS and Fort Riley, KS locations are accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA  30326
404-975-5000

http://www.acenursing.org

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the practical nursing program is continuing accreditation.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

Initial Accreditation:                                      May 1996
Date of most recent Commission Action:  July 2017
Date of Last Visit:                                            February 1-3, 2017
Next Site Visit:                                                  Spring 2025

Kansas State Board of Nursing
900 SW Jackson St., Room 1051
Topeka, KS  66612
785-296-4924

Physical Therapist Assistant
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
703-684-2782
Action Letter
Next Review: Fall 2025

Radiologic Technology
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
312-704-5300
E-mail: mail@jrcert.org
Action Letter
Next Review: 2024

Respiratory Therapist
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

The Commission of Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) accredits respiratory therapy education programs in the United States. To achieve this end, it utilizes an 'outcomes based' process. Programmatic outcomes are performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the educational goals of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented. For more information on accreditation requirements click https://coarc.com. To obtain the outcomes for the respiratory therapy program at Hutchinson Community College click on the Outcomes link below and locate Hutchinson Community College. Our program number is 200598.

Action Letter
Next Review: 2022

Surgical Technologist
Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350

Accreditation Review Committee on Education for Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110
Littleton, CO 80120
303-694-9262
Action Letter
Next Review: 2024

Public Safety Department

Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic
Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
Action Letter 
Next Review:2022

Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services
Landon State Office Building
900 SW Jackson Street, Suite 1031
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1228

Mission

Expanding the tradition of excellence in higher education through learning and collaboration.

Vision

Hutchinson Community College will be the premier, two-year Kansas educational institution, delivering accessible opportunities for learning, growth and improved quality of life.

Value

  • Teaching and Learning – HutchCC empowers students and other stakeholders to develop abilities, talents, and skills while assessing outcomes, celebrating achievements, and encouraging lifelong learning.
  • Integrity and Social Responsibility– HutchCC contributes to the public good by demonstrating responsible institutional citizenship and treating people and organizations with equity, civility, and respect.
  • Service and Collaboration – HutchCC provides a dynamic environment of active internal and external partnerships embracing the potential for innovation.
  • Diversity and Inclusion – HutchCC celebrates the uniqueness of individuals, ideas, and forms of expression by supporting and listening to students and stakeholders.
  • Tradition and Responsiveness – HutchCC respects tradition while examining future-focused trends to predict how conditions will change, develop innovations, and meet the mission-driven needs of our students and stakeholders.
  • Leadership and Stewardship – HutchCC fosters the development of and provides opportunities for leadership within the institution and community while undertaking responsible management of resources.
Areas of Study Course Search Catalog

Contact Details

Academic Affairs
gianakonm@hutchcc.edu
620-665-3507
1-888-GO-HUTCH ext. 3507

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