Nicolet Area Technical College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), one of six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. College accreditation includes approval to offer distance education courses and programs. The next reaffirmation of accreditation is scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year. The commission can be reached at: The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604. Phone: 800.621.7440. 

Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation and one of two Commission members of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), which was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Higher Learning Commission accredits, and thereby grants membership in the Commission and in the North Central Association, to degree-granting educational institutions in the North Central region: Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

Accrediting Agencies for Academic Programs


National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF)
101 Blue Seal Drive, S.E. Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20175
703-669-6125 fax

Medical Assistant

The Nicolet Area Technical College Medical Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE)

Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)
2020 N. California Ave.,
#213 Suite 7 Chicago, IL 60647

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355 - 113th St. N, #7709
Seminole, FL 33775


Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5020 fax

Public Notice of Upcoming Accreditation Review by the ACEN - February 2023

Nursing Assistant

Nursing Assistant to Wisconsin Department of Health Services Division of Quality Assurance
Office of Caregiver Quality

P.O. Box 2969 Room 450
Madison, WI 53701
608-264-6340 fax

Contact Information

Higher Learning Commission
230 LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

P: 800.621.7440