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

Phlebotomy Technician Program is approved 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

The Bismarck State College 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

Certificate program in Practical Nursing and Associate in Applied Science in Nursing are accredited by the North Dakota Board of Nursing.

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

Bismarck State College (BSC)-Dakota Nursing Program is 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

Automotive Technology is certified in all eight instructional areas by the National Automotive Technicians 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

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.