Paris Junior College » Entry
Published or Revised May 05, 2016
In 1924, the Texas Department of Education recognized Paris Junior College as a standard two-year institution. In the same year, the Association of Texas Colleges ranked this college as one of first class.
In December 1934, Paris Junior College was admitted to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and has maintained full accreditation since that time.
The Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON), 333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3-460, Austin, Texas 78701, http://www.bon.texas.gov or 512.305.7400.
The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON), 333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3460, Austin, Texas 78701, http://www.bon.texas.gov or 512.305.7400. The ADN program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suit 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, http://www.acenursing.org or 404.975.5000.
The certification examination is administered by the National Board of Surgical Technologists and Surgical Assisting, http://www.nbstsa.org/. The Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), located at 25400 U.S. Hwy 19, Suite 158, Clearwater, Florida 33763, by recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee in Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting (ARC-STSA), located at #6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite #210, Littleton, Colorado 80120.
The Medical Records Coding program is approved by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60601, http://www.ahima.org or 312.233.1100.
The Radiology Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182, http://www.jrcert.org or 312.704.5300.
The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (http://www.caahep.org), upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (http://www.coaemsp.org). The Commission may be reached at: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, Florida 33763, 727.210.2350, http://www.caahep.org.