Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Monroe County Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.  

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: (800) 621-7440   

Click below for recent accreditation documents. Copies of documents from throughout the college's accreditation history may also be reviewed in the Office of Institutional Research.

Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 
Year of Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2019 - 2020 
Year of Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2029 - 2030

HLC Mid-cycle Review (2023)

In October 2023, the Higher Learning Commission visited Monroe County Community College to conduct a 4-Year Comprehensive Evaluation. This evaluation included a review of the College’s accreditation compliance document, the Assurance Argument.

MCCC faculty and staff can access the College’s assurance argument via guest log in credentials. Please contact Drs. Grace Yackee ( or Quri Wygonik ( to access these credentials or with general questions about the Higher Learning Commission or MCCC’s accreditation status.

The Institutional Actions Council of the Higher Learning Commission accepted the team report for Monroe County Community College at its meeting on January 8, 2024. 

HLC's Mid-Cycle Review Standard Action Letter: MCCC  

HLC Visiting Team - October 2023:

Team Chair:
Lloyd Hammonds
Vice Chair, District Governing board (Retired)
Coconino County Community College
Flagstaff, Arizona
Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His

Team Member:
Michael William Coste
Dean of Arts, Sciences, and Online Learning
Western Nebraska Community College
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His

Team Member:
John Thibodeau
Gateway Technical College
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His

Team Member:
Nicole Helen Gahagan
Dean, Strategic Integrations and Initiatives
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin
Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Team Member:
Patrice Hess
Director of Learning Resources
Illinois Valley Community College
Oglesby, Illinois
Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Programs with Specialized Accreditation

The Associate of Applied Science – Nursing program at Monroe County Community College located in Monroe, Michigan is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.  View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at



Monroe County Community College wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its Associate of Applied Science – Nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program.



The program is also fully approved through the Michigan Board of Nursing.

Michigan Board of Nursing
Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Professional Licensing
611 W. Ottawa
PO Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909
Michigan Board of Nursing

If you have any questions regarding the program’s accreditation status, please contact Kim Lindquist, dean of health sciences/director of nursing, at or by phone at (734) 384-4101.


Monroe County Community College Respiratory Therapy Program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) which can be contacted by mail at 264 Precision Blvd, Telford, TN, 37690, (817) 283-2835 or online at For additional information comparing the student outcomes for MCCC program with those from all other accredited programs in the country go to

The Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education at Monroe County Community College is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1401 H St. NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005, 202-232-8777 or 800-424-2460. The accreditation term runs from Spring 2018 through Spring 2025. For additional information see