Regional Accreditation

Helena College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The NWCCU is an independent, non-profit membership organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education as the regional authority on educational quality and institutional effectiveness of higher education institutions in the seven-state Northwest region of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
8060 16th Ave NE, Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052-3981

All educational programs offered at Helena College are approved by the Montana Board of Regents, United States Department of Education, United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, The United States Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Montana Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Services.


Program Accreditation

Automotive Technology

The Automotive Technology program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation
101 Blue Seal Drive SE, Suite 101
Leesburg, VA 20175
(703) 669-6125


Aviation Maintenance Technology

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program is approved and licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration.

U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Aviation Administration
800 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20591
(866) 835-5322


Practical and Registered Nursing

The Practical and Registered Nursing Programs are approved by the Montana State Board of Nursing.

Montana Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
(406) 841-2300

The National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission has awarded accreditation to the Associate of Science Registered Nursing Program.

National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite #850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000