Accreditations

Bismarck State College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The college was first accredited in 1966.
 

Medical Laboratory Technician Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

National Accrediting for Clinical Laboratory Science
5600 N River Road, Suite 720 • Rosemont, Ill. 60018-5119
773-714-8880

Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (caahep.org) upon the 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 • caahep.org

The Bismarck State College Certificate program in Practical Nursing and Associate in Applied Science in Nursing are regulated by the North Dakota Board of Nursing. The Associate in Applied Science in Nursing program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
 
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000

The Bismarck State College Paramedic Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs  
1361 Park Street • Clearwater, FL 33756  
727-210-2350 • caahep.org

Automotive Technology is certified in all eight instructional areas by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, a board of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

Automotive Technology limited curriculum offered at the Missouri River Correctional Center is NATEF certified.

Automotive Collision Technology is certified in all five instructional areas by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, a board of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

Carpentry (Residential) has been approved for accreditation as an Associated General Contractors of America Recognized Program by the Associated General Contractors of North Dakota.

Engineering Technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.

Certifications

Bismarck State College has been approved as an online Continuing Education Units (CEU) provider by these entities.

BSC is a registered North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Associate Program Exam Provider. Upon successful completion of the Energy Services & Renewable Technician course - ESRE 218 Solar & Distributed Grid Systems - students are eligible to sit for the NABCEP Photovoltaic Associate Exam.

North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has recognized Bismarck State College as a continuing education provider that adheres to NERC Continuing Education Program Criteria for the Electrical Transmission Systems Technology program.

Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has recognized Bismarck State College as an education provider that adheres to NEI's Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program (NUCP) criteria for the Nuclear Power Technology program.