Accreditations

Accreditations

Reading Area Community College is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) msche.org. Reading Area Community College accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. The Commission’s most recent action on the institution’s accreditation status on June 27, 2014 was to reaffirm accreditation. The next Self-Study Evaluation will be 2022-2023.
 
MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Department of Education of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

The Department of Education of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as an institution of higher education, and is authorized to award the Associate in Arts Degree, Associate in Science Degree, Associate in Applied Science Degree, Associate in General Studies Degree, Certificate of Specializations and Diploma of Specialization.

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Reading Area Community College is accredited by:

MSCHE
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 
267-284-5000 
msche.org

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS)

Associate in Applied Science Degree in Medical Laboratory Technician

NAACLS
5600 North River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
773-714-8880 
https://www.naacls.org

Committee on the Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC)

Associate in Applied Science Degree in Respiratory Care

COARC
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021
817-283-2835
https://www.coarc.com

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

The Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing Programs

The Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing Programs are approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. Both programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

ACEN
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000 
http://www.acenursing.org.

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associates Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing Programs is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding these programs.