In addition to achieving regional institutional accreditation from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Southwestern is recognized by multiple agencies for approval and program specialized accreditation as well as agency self-studies and approvals. Achieving this status is yet another way to ensure the quality of the individual programs at Southwestern.  Learn more about the high standards of our programs that have been recognized with specialized accreditation! 

Culinary Arts - Baking and Pastry Arts

    Degree Programs: AAS Degree

                 ACF American Culinary Federation Logo Program Accreditation Webpage Link

Childhood Education and Family Studies

    Degree Programs: AS and AAS Degrees

    Early Childhood Educare Program

                    NAEYC Accredition Log Website Link

EMS -  Paramedicine

    Degree Program:  AAS Degree

    EMT Certificates - Information within the EMS pages.

          CAAHEP Website Logo Link