male culinary students prepping food
female nursing student with equipment
Female teacher with infants


Pellissippi State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges to award the associate's degree. The College's accreditation was reaffirmed in June 2012.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Pellissippi State Community College.


Several Pellissippi State career programs are also accredited by professional organizations:

Administrative Professional Technology, Business, Computer Information Technology
Reaccredited 2012
Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park KS 66213

Business/Culinary Arts
Accredited 2015
Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095

Early Childhood Education
Accredited 2015
Commission on Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children
1313 L Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 2005-4101
(800) 424-260, ext. 8007

Engineering Technology
Accredited 2013
Association of Technology, Management and Applied Technology
275 N. York Street, Ste. 401
Elmhurst IL 60126

Accredited 2013
Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NW, Suite 850
Atlanta GA 30326

Paralegal Studies
Reapproved 2009
American Bar Association
321 N. Clark Street
Chicago IL 60654