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Specialized Accreditation

Malcolm X College’s(MXC) Health Science and Career Programs are training the professionals of tomorrow. In doing so, MXC offers programs that follow professional practice standards through specialized accreditation.          

Specialized accreditation is program specific and sets curriculum and program delivery standards. Currently, MXC offers ten specialized accredited programs and one program in the candidacy phase of accreditation. Please see the table for a list of MXC accredited programs, their accrediting bodies, the status of accreditation, location of accreditation disclosure and programmatic outcomes data.      

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Program Accrediting Body Status Programmatic
Outcomes Data

Child Development  School Education (AAS)              

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)              


Child Development Programmatic Outcomes               

Dental Hygiene (AAS)              

Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)              


Dental Hygiene Programmatic Outcomes              

EMT II-Paramedic (AC)             

Committee on Accreditation for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP) & the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)        


Paramedic Programmatic Outcomes              

Health Information Technology (AAS)            

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)             


HIT Programmatic Outcomes      

Medical Assisting (AC)     

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)            


Medical Assisting Programmatic Outcomes        

Mortuary Science (AAS)              

American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE)              


Mortuary Science Programmatic Outcomes              

Nursing (AAS)              

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)              


Nursing Programmatic Outcomes               

Pharmacy Technology  (AC)               

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacist (ASHP)              


Pharmacy Programmatic Outcomes               

Radiography (AAS)              

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)              


Radiography Programmatic Outcomes               

Respiratory Care (AAS)               

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory (COARC)          


Respiratory Care Programmatic Outcomes            


Surgical Technology (AAS)              

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC-STSA) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)              

Voluntarily Withdrawn Eff.
Nov. 1, 2018  

Surgical Tech Programmatic Outcomes              

Physical Therapist  Assistant  (AAS)            

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)              


Physical Therapy Assistant Programmatic Outcomes