Palo Alto College, one of the Alamo Colleges, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award associate degrees and certificates. As required by the U.S. Department of Education, Palo Alto College will submit a Fith-Year Interim Report in September 2017 as part of the 10-year accreditation status from SACS-COC. Contact SACS-COC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Palo Alto College.
Palo Alto College's Veterinary Technology Program is accredited by the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
The Landscape and Horticultural Science Program is provisionally accredited by the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET).
PAC's programs are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
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