As of September 1, 2018 Jackson College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) under the Open Pathway. The Open Pathway follows a 10-year cycle and like all pathways is focused on quality assurance and institutional improvement.
Jackson College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411. Phone: (800) 621-7440.
- Open Pathway Overview
- Statement of Accreditation Status
- Criteria for Accreditation
- Assessment Academy
The following occupational programs are accredited, licensed or regulated by the association, agency or governmental agency identified.
|Program||Agency||Date of Next Review|
|Cardiac Sonography||Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs||2023|
|Corrections||Michigan Corrections Officers’ Training Council, Michigan Department of Corrections|
|Dental Hygiene||American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation||2021|
|General Sonography||Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs||2028|
|Practical Nursing||Michigan Board of Nursing||2022|
|Respiratory Therapy||Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)||2029|
|Radiography||Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)||2022|
|Registered Nurse (A.D.N.)||Michigan Board of Nursing||2026|
|Vascular Sonography||Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs||2023|
The purpose of the Accreditation Committee is to work to ensure the College is fulfilling accreditation requirements as outlined by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to fulfill the 10 year Open Pathway cycle.
Accreditation Committee Members: Jennifer Mikesell, Jennifer Dobbs, Joyce Dunbar, Shannon Fischer, Marilynn Fryer, Tom Largent, Jessie Parsons and Ashley Van Heest. Chair is Debbie Schissler.
JC’s Systems Portfolio is a report to AQIP that provides evidence of JC’s progress within each AQIP category. The document is structured according to the chart below, providing the context, processes, results, and improvements for each category. AQIP provides JC with the Systems Appraisal Feedback in response to the Systems Portfolio.
|Systems Portfolio||Systems Appraisal Feedback|
|Systems Portfolio 2014||Systems Appraisal Feedback 2014|