Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) as an Open Pathway participant.

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 800.621.7440 / 312.263.0456

Student Achievement Information

The academic success of students is Northcentral Technical College’s highest priority. The Student Success Framework for the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) defines and measures student achievement.

Student Achievement Information →

Program Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
Phone: 913.339.9359

Student Learning Outcomes Results (ACBSP Standard 4)
Graduation, Retention, Course Completion Rates (ACBSP Standard 6)

American Dental Association
Commission on Dental Accreditation

211 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
Phone: 800.621.8099
Dr. Sherin Tooks, CODA Director

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360
Phone: 800-248-2862
Fax: 847-925-1329
View Accreditation Letter

Joint Review Committee on Education
in Radiology Technology (JRCERT)

20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-2901
Phone: 312.704.5300
Fax: 312.704.5304

Commission on Accreditation
of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

9355 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Phone: 727.210.2350
Fax: 727.210.2354

National Accrediting Agency
for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Phone: 773.714.8880
Fax: 773.714.8886

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE
Suite 401
Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703.669.6609
Phone (Toll Free): 800.390.6789
Fax: 703.669.6122

Accreditation Review Council On Education in
Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) 

19751 East Mainstreet, Suite #339
Parker, CO 80138
Phone: 303-694-9262

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)

8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: 214.703.8445
Fax: 214.703.8992

The Paramedic program at Northcentral Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: 404.975.5000
Fax: 404.975.5020

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

264 Precision Blvd.
Telford, TN 37690
Phone: 817.283.2835

Northcentral Technical College Respiratory Therapy program, which confers an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, is located in Wausau, Wisconsin, and is seeking accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.

CoARC accredits respiratory therapy education programs in the United States. To achieve this, CoARC utilizes an ‘outcomes based’ process. Programmatic outcomes are performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the educational goals of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented.

The link to “View Program outcome data” is:

College and Program Approval Organizations

  • Board of the Wisconsin Technical College System
  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation
  • State of Wisconsin Board of Nursing
  • Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) via Department of Homeland Security
  • Wisconsin Department of Justice (Criminal Justice)
  • Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services (EMS)
  • Wisconsin Department of Commerce (Fire Safety)
  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation (Motorcycle Training)


  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT)
  • AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction)
  • Community College Alliance for Agriculture Advancement
  • Community Colleges for International Development (CCID)
  • Continuous Quality Improvement Network (CQIN)
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • Factory Automation Numerical Control (FANUC) Certified Training Site (Electromechanical Technology Program) 
  • Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs (ICISP)
  • Lake States Lumber Association
  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
  • National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA)
  • Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education
  • Partnership for Progressive Agriculture Board
  • Study Wisconsin
  • Taylor County Education Committee
  • Wisconsin Automotive & Truck Education Association, Inc.
  • Wisconsin Marketing Education Association
  • Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association

State Licensure


Northcentral Technical College is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132, Education Code. To file complaints or make other contact with applicable regulatory agencies, please use our customer comment form.


Northcentral Technical College is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.


Northcentral Technical College holds a Certificate of Approval by the Kansas Board of Regents to offer the Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene program in co-operation with Colby Community.