Rockford Career College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is the largest national accrediting organization of degree granting institutions. It is recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
750 First Street NE, Suite 980

Washington, DC 20002-4223





The Veterinary Technician Program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Committee on Veterinary Technical Education and Activities (CVTEA).

Rockford Career College, all locations, are formally recognized by American Medical Technologists (AMT), a national certification agency for allied health professionals. Students completing the Medical Assistant diploma program are eligible to sit for the appropriate AMT examination.


Degree Programs approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

Non-Degree Programs and Certificate Programs are approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (23 Administrative Code 1095.40, sub-section E).

Approved for the Veterans Department of Vocational and Rehabilitation Training.

Department of Employment Security for the following:
Rock River Training Corporation, Inc. (RRT)
Individual Training Account (ITA) Program
Dislocated Workers Service (DWS)
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)
Trade Adjustment Act (TAA)