Published or Revised August 20, 2021
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, 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, 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, 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), by recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee in Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). The CAAHEP offices are located at: 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org. The ARC/STSA offices are located at: #6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite #210, Littleton, CO 80120; 303-694-9262; www.arcstsa.org.
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, 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 (www.caahep.org), upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (www.coaemsp.org). The Commission may be reached at: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355 - 113th St. N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775, 727.210.2350, www.caahep.org.