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Accreditation & Approvals

Southern California Institute of Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. Questions about this institutions accreditation may be addressed to:

The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302
Arlington, Virginia 22201
Telephone: (703) 247-4212
Fax: (703) 247-4533

What is Accreditation

Accreditation is a status an educational institution receives when it meets or exceeds the standards the granting organization requires. Accreditation usually serves to assure ongoing educational quality through regular assessment and is a way that institutions receive recognition. This recognition lets students know that their diploma or degree conforms to an industry standard and helps employers to evaluate the appropriateness of a job candidate's education as it applies to an open position.

Public & Private Agency Approvals

Southern California Institute of Technology is a private institution approved to operate in the State of California by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means being in compliance with state standards as set forth in the CEC and 5, CRC. Additional approvals include:

  • SCIT is approved to issue I-20 Visas to admit foreign students
  • SCIT is approved to participate in federal student aid programs
  • SCIT is approved for the training of veterans according to Title 38, United States Code
  • SCIT is approved by the California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Apprenticeship Standards to offer the Whole General Electrician Curriculum
  • SCIT is approved to provide training for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)