Cosumnes River College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Ste 204, Novato, CA 94949, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.
In spring 2016, the College President convened an Accreditation Response Team to respond to the recommendations of the 2015 external evaluation report. Cosumnes River College students, faculty and staff may track progress of the Accreditation Response Team on the response team website (authentication required).
Automotive Mechanics Technology (AMT)
In addition, the Automotive Mechanics Technology program is certified by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation in all eight areas of Automotive Service Excellence.
Health Information Technology (HIT)
In addition, our Health Information Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education in collaboration with the American Health Information Management Association (CAHIIM).
The Pharmacy Technology Program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Veterinary Technology & Medical Assisting
The Veterinary Technology program has been accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), on recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Medical Assistant Education.
College and University
The University of California, California State University system, and all other accredited colleges and universities give full credit for appropriate courses completed at Cosumnes River College. The college holds institutional memberships in the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the Community College League of California.