Print Friendly

Accreditation

Kirtland Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools at 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602; 800-621-7440. The college also holds membership in the Michigan Community College Association and the American Association of Community Colleges.

The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools granted Kirtland Community College status as a candidate for accreditation in 1972, and the college has been accredited as an associate degree-granting institution since 1976.

A student may receive a copy of Kirtland’s accreditation by contacting Julie Lavender, Interim Dean of Instruction, at 989-275-5000, ext. 298 or by email at julie.lavender@kirtland.edu.

Other programs that Kirtland is accredited or licensed, certified or approved by are:
Automotive – National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
Smoke Bonk, Instructor
989-275-5000, Extension 329
smoke.bonk@kirtland.edu

Cosmetology – State of Michigan Board of Cosmetology
Shannon Weaver, Instructor
989-275-5000, Extension 274
shannon.weaver@kirtland.edu

Nursing – State of Michigan Board of Nursing
Julie Lavender, Associate Dean of Health Sciences
989-275-5000, Extension 298
julie.lavender@kirtland.edu

Criminal Justice/Police Academy – Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards
Tom Grace, Director, Police Academy
989-275-5000, Extension 380
tom.grace@kirtland.edu