ACCREDITATION, LICENSURE, AND APPROVAL INFORMATION

Students may review copies of documents regarding entities that accredit, license, or approve the College and its programs.  T.A. Lawson State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate in arts, science, and applied science degrees. Students may contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-697-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lawson State Community College. Information regarding accreditations is included in the College Catalog and on the College website. 

Please note that for accreditation purposes, the college is recognized as T.A. Lawson State Community College.  Normal inquiries about the institution, such as admissions requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to T.A. Lawson State Community College and not the Commission's office.  The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.
 

T.A. Lawson State Community College Program Accreditations:

Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Program - National HVAC Excellence

Automotive Continuing Education Classes
- Continuing Automotive Service Education (CASE)

Automotive Service Program - National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

Automotive Technician Program - National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

Business and Information Technologies Programs
- Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Dental Program - American Dental Association (ADA) through the Council on Dental Accreditation (CODA) with conditions.
  
Nursing Programs - Approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing (ABN), and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) with conditions.

Medium and Heavy Truck Technician - National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

Welding Program - American Welding Society (AWS)