Henry Ford College: Program Accreditations

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

Automotive Technology Program Accredited

The Automotive Technology Program is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) Board. The Automotive Service (ASSET) Program is fully certified by the ASE, NATEF Board and fully accredited in all Ford Motor Co. STST credentialing areas.

Culinary Arts Programs Accredited

The Culinary Arts Program is fully accredited through the American Culinary Federation (ACF), 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095. Phone: 904 824-4468, 800-624-9458.

Information Assurance Program Accredited

The Information Assurance Program is accredited by the National Information Assurance Education and Training Program (NIETP)NSA/DHS National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense.

Medical Assistant Program Accredited

The Medical Assistant Certificate Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33756. Phone: 727-210-2350.

American Association of Medical Assistants, 20 N. Wacker Dr., #1575, Chicago, IL 60606-2963. Phone: 800-228-2262

Nursing Program Accredited

The Associate in Applied Science Nursing Program is approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing (MBN) and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. Phone: 404-975-5000.

Ophthalmic Technician Program Accredited

The Ophthalmic Technician Program is fully accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP), 2025 Woodlane Drive, St. Paul, MN 55125. Phone: 651-731-7245

Paralegal Program Approved

The Paralegal Program is approved by American Bar Association - Standing Committee on Paralegals, 321 N. Clark Street, 19th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654-7598.

Paramedic Program Credentialed

The Paramedic Program has been awarded the highest level of approval through the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH), EMS and Trauma Systems Section, 525 W. Ottawa St, Lansing, MI 48909. Phone: 517-241-4917.

The HFC Paramedic Program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is not a CAAHEP accreditation status; it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT’s Paramedic credentialing examination(s).

Pharmacy Technician Program Accredited

The Pharmacy Technician Program is fully accredited through the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHSP), 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20614. Phone: 301-657-3000

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Accredited

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria Virginia 22314. Phone: 703-706-3245. Email: accreditation@apta.org.

Radiographer Program Accredited

The Radiographer Program is accredited through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Worker Dr, Ste. 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182. Phone: 312-704-5300.

Respiratory Therapist Program Accredited

The Respiratory Therapist Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), 1248 Harwood Rd, Bedford, TX 76021-4244. Phone: 817-283-2835.

Surgical Technologist Program Accredited

The Surgical Technologist Program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756. Phone: 727-210-2350, upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC-STSA), 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 210, Littleton, CO 80120-8031. Phone: 303-694-9262.