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Program Accreditation

KCC is officially recognized by the Illinois Community College Board and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Higher Learning Commission is located at 30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at KCC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: ​If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 815-802-8817 or email

The program is designed to meet and exceed the criteria and standards of all governing agencies to ensure the program quality necessary for successful operation and continuous quality monitoring and improvement.

Click the CAPTE logo to verify accreditation status.​​