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 Next Site Visit Contact
Automotive Tech National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
2000 2016 2021 National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF)
101 Blue Seal Dr. S.E. Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20175
800-390-6789

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE Suite 401
Leesburg, VA 20176
703-669-6650
Automotive Service Program (ASSET) National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Board
Ford Motor Company STST
2013 2018 National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF)
101 Blue Seal Dr. S.E. Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20175
800-390-6789
Baking and Pastry American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation 2016 2016 2023 American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation (ACF)
6816 Southpoint Pkwy Ste 400
Jacksonville, FL 32216
900-824-4468
Computer Information Systems – Cybersecurity National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C)
National Security Agency
2017 2017 2022 National Security Agency
ATTN: 12 9800 Savage Road
Fort Meade, Maryland 20755-6000
Culinary Arts American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation 1994 2016 2023 2023 American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation (ACF)
6816 Southpoint Pkwy Ste 400
Jacksonville, FL 32216
900-824-4468
Lactation Consultant Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon the recommendation of Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC) 2019 2019 2024 2024 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
9355 113th ST. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
727-219-2350

Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC)
110 Horizon Dr. St. 210
Raleigh, NC 27615
984-500-5902
Medical Assistant Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) 2017 2023 Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)
9355 113th ST. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
727-219-2350

Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)
2020 N. California Ave., 213 Suite 7
Chicago, IL 60647
Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 2019 2024 Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia, 30326
404-975-5000
Ophthalmic Technician Commission for Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP) Pending agency name change to International Council of Accreditation 2012 2015 2025 Commission on Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP)
2025 Woodlane Dr.
St. Paul, MN 55125
651-731-7245
Paramedic Michigan Department of Community Health, EMS, and Trauma Division

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Program for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP)
1999
2018
2018
2018
2022
2023
2022 Michigan Department of Community Health-Emergency Medical Service Section
201 Townsend Street
Lansing, MI 48913
517-284-9952

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP
9355 113th ST. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
727-219-2350

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Program for the EMS Professions
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445
Pharmacy Technician American Society of Health System Pharmacist (ASHP) 1989 2021 ASHP 2026 2026 American Society of Health System Pharmacist (ASHP)
4500 East-West Highway, Suite 900
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-664-8612
Physical Therapist Assistant Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) 1992 2016 CAPTE 2026 Fall 2026 Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22305-3085
800-999-2782
Radiographer Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) 1997 2020 JCERT 2027 Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Dr. Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
312-704-5300
Respiratory Therapist Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) 1982 2017 CoARC 2027 2027 Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
264 Precision Blvd
Telford, TN 37690
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) 2012 ARC/STSA 2022 Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)
9355 113th ST. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
727-219-2350

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC-STSA)
19751 East Mainstreet, Suite 339
Parker, CO 80138
303-694-9262