Alpena Community College Accreditation

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The mission of Alpena Community College is to meet lifelong learning needs by providing educational opportunities through effective stewardship of resources.


Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission
230 S. LaSalle St., Ste. 7-500

Chicago, IL 60604 
1.800.621.7440 


The Alpena Community College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org), upon the recommendation of the Medical Assistant Educational Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727.210.2350
FAX: 727.210.2354
Website: www.caahep.org

Medical Assistant Educational Review Board (MAERB)
20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 1575
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 800.228.2262
Website:  www.maerb.org

The Michigan Board of Nursing has accredited the following programs:

  • Licensed Practical Nursing Certificate
  • Associate in Applied Science Degree in Registered Nursing. 
The Michigan Correctional Officers Training Council has accredited:
  • Corrections Officer Academic Program.

Alpena Community College is a member of: American Association of Community Colleges; College Entrance Examination Board; Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers; and Michigan Community College  Association.