Fully Accredited Since 1949

Henry Ford College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

The College is a member of the Michigan Community College Association (MCCA) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Approval by the recognized accrediting agencies assures that HFC students' academic credentials, transcripts, and grades will be recognized by other accredited colleges and universities.

In addition to the College and all HFC programs receiving the highest level of HLC accreditation, all programs requiring individual accreditation are accredited by the premier professional organizations in their field.

Academic program accreditations and certifications

Program Accrediting Body Initial Accreditation Most Recent Accreditation Next Accreditation Contact
Automotive Tech National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Board
2000 2016 2021 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
101 Blue Seal Dr. S.E.Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20175
1-800-390-6789
1-703-669-6600
Automotive Service Program (ASSET) National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Board
Ford Motor Company STST
- 2013 2018 National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (NATEF)
101 Blue Seal Dr. S.E., Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20175
1-703-669-6650
Baking and Pastry American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation 2016 2016 2021 American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation (ACF)
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095
1-904 824-4468
1-800-624-9458
Children and Families Seeking accreditation - - - Outcome Data
Computer Information Systems – Information Assurance National Information Assurance Education and Training Program (NIETP) NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense 2017 2017 2022 National Security Agency
410-854-6206
askCAEIAE@nsa.gov

National Information Assurance Education and Training Program (NIETP) NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Program Office
410-854-2167/6206
Culinary Arts American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation 1992 2016 2023 American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation (ACF)
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095
1-904 824-4468
1-800-624-9458
Lactation Consultant Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon the recommendation of Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee - 09/20/2019 - CAAHEP/LEAARC Fall 2024 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
9355-113th St N. #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
727-210-2350
Medical Assistant Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) of the American Association of Medical Assistants - 11/20/2017 - CAAHEP/MAERB Spring 2023 Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)
20 N. Wacker Dr. Suite 1575
Chicago, IL 60606
1-800-228-2262

Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
1-727-210-2350
Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) - March 2019 - ACEN Fall 2024 Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia, 30326
1-404-975-5000
Ophthalmic Technician Commission on Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP) 2012 09/09/2021 - ICA Winter 2025 Commission on Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP)
2025 Woodlane Dr.
St. Paul, MN 55125
1-651-731-7245
Paralegal American Bar Association Approval 2006 2015 2022 321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654
312-988-5000

American Bar Association
1050 Connecticut Ave N.W. Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20036
Paramedic Department of Community Health, EMS and Trauma Section
Seeking accreditation from Committee on Accreditation of Educational Program for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP)
1999 09/21/2018 - CAAHEP/CoAEMSP Fall 2023 Michigan Department of Community Health-Emergency Medical Service Section
201 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48913
1-517-335-1825
1-517-373-3740

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Program for the EMS Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
1-214-703-8445
Pharmacy Technician American Society of Health System Pharmacist (ASHP) 1989 01/07/2021 - ASHP Winter 2022 American Society of Health System Pharmacist (ASHP)
7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
1-866-279-0681
Physical Therapist Assistant Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) 1992 11/09/2016 - CAPTE Fall 2026 Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
1-703-684-2782
accreditation@apta.org
Radiographer Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) 1997 05/19/2020 - JCERT Q4 2027 Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Dr. Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
1-312-704-5300
Respiratory Therapist Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) 1982 06/24/2017 - CoARC Fall/Winter 2027 Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
1248 Harwood Rd.
Bedford, TX 76021
1-817-283-2835
Surgical Technologist Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC-STSA) - 11/17/2012 - ARC/STSA Winter 2022 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC-STSA)
1-303-694-9262

CAAHEP
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
1-727-210-2350
Paralegal American Bar Association Approval 2006 2015 2022 321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654
312-988-5000

American Bar Association
1050 Connecticut Ave N.W.
Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20036
English Language Institute (ELI) Seeking accreditation With Commission on English Language - - - Commission on English Language
801 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Suite 402A
1-703-665-3400