About Us

Accreditations


Minnesota West Community & Technical College is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, (500 Wells Fargo Place 30 East 7th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101, 888-667-2848) which consists of 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities.



HLC Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

 

 

 

 

 

In 2011, after completing the Program to Evaluate and Advance Quality (PEAQ) process, which included an institutional self-study, an evaluation by a team of trained peer reviewers, and final decision-making by the Commission, the College received reaffirmation of accreditation until 2021-22.


View the 2003 Request for Institutional Change to Offer Degrees via Distance Delivery and the 2001 Self Study

 



External Accreditations and Memberships

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000

American Dental Association
Commission of Dental Accreditation
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60601-2678
312-440-2500

 

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
The Minnesota West Community & Technical College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org ) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAAERB).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL  33756
727-210-2350

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

The Minnesota West Community & Technical College Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL  33756
727-210-2350

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
312-704-5300

 

Minnesota Board of Nursing
8229 University Ave SE, #500
Minneapolis MN 55414-3253
612-317-3000

Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training
1600 University Avenue, Suite 200
St. Paul, Minnesota 55104-3825
651-643-3060


Minnesota Department of Agriculture

90 West Plato Boulevard
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55107
651-297-2200


Minnesota Board of Barber and Cosmetologist Examiners
2829 University Ave. SE #710
Minneapolis, MN 55414
651-201-2472 - office
612-432-0225 - cell

Minnesota Department of Rehabilitation Services
390 North Robert Street, 1st Floor
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-296-5616

 

Minnesota State Approving Agency for Veterans Education
MDVA-MN SAA
206 Veteran's Service Bldg
20 West 12th Street
St. Paul, MN 55155-2079
651-296-2562


National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
8410 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 670
Chicago, Illinois 60631
773-714-8880

 

United States Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
800-872-5327