Welcome to South Florida State College’s accreditation information webpage. The purpose of this page is to provide information related to the College’s accreditation. The accreditation for South Florida State College includes all of its four campus locations (DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, and Lake Placid) and the distance learning option that several programs utilize for instruction. 

Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC StampSouth Florida State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and associate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South Florida State College.

Other inquiries about South Florida State College, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to the institution and not to the Commission’s office.

Program Accreditations

Automotive Service Technology –  National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, 101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175

Dental Assistant and Dental Hygiene – American Dental Association (ADA) Commission on Dental Accreditation,  211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 1900, Chicago, IL 60611

Emergency Medical Services – Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs,  1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; the Florida Department of Health; Bureau of Emergency Medical Services Professions; and Council on Accreditation Emergency Medical Services Program (CoAEMSP)

Nursing – Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite
850, Atlanta, GA 30326

Radiography – Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182