Accreditations

Bismarck State College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The college was first accredited in 1966.

Automotive Collision Technology is certified in all five instructional areas by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), a board of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

Automotive Technology is certified in all eight instructional areas by the National Automotive Technicians Foundation (NATEF), a board of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

Carpentry (Residential) has been approved for accreditation as an Associated General Contractors of America Recognized Program by the Associated General Contractors of North Dakota.

Engineering Technology is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.

Medical Laboratory Technician Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

Paramedic Technology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for EMS Professions (CoEAEMSP).

Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing are approved by the North Dakota Board of Nursing.

Surgical Technology is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs through the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.

Certifications

Bismarck State College has been approved as an online Continuing Education Units (CEU) provider by these entities - https://bismarckstate.edu/academics/programs/careertechnicalprograms/water/ceus/.

BSC is a registered North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) Associate Program Exam Provider.  Upon successful completion of the Energy Services & Renewable Technician course - ESRE 218 Solar & Distributed Grid Systems - students are eligible to sit for the NABCEP Photovoltaic Associate Exam.

North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has recognized Bismarck State College as a continuing education provider that adheres to NERC Continuing Education Program Criteria for the Electrical Transmission Systems Technology program.

Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) has recognized Bismarck State College as an education provider that adheres to NEI’s Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program (NUCP) criteria for the Nuclear Power Technology program.