Admission to a program or course is dependent on Cabarrus College’s ability to secure authorization from the applicant’s state of residence, if authorization is required.
On March 21, 2017, the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), approved institutional participation for Cabarrus College. To learn more about NC-SARA, please visit their website at: nc-sara.org
If you are seeking admission to one of our programs and reside in a non-participating SARA state, please consult with Britt Ellis, Director, Admissions and Recruitment at:
Student Complaint Procedures
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences seeks to quickly resolve complaints and grievances. Students who are enrolled should follow the College's Appeal Procedure as outlined in the College Catalog (pages 37-39). Students needing assistance in navigating the appeal process should contact Sherry Hamilton, Coordinator of Advising and Student Success at:
401 Medical Park Drive
Concord, NC 28025
SARA-NC Complaint Process
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences is a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement – North Carolina (SARA-NC) which is the state portal agency for North Carolina. If unable to resolve a complaint at the college level, students have the right to contact the state portal agency, SARA-NC, to submit a complaint. Students should follow the agency’s complaint process and use the form listed below.
The contact information for SARA-NC is:
Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Cabarrus College of Health Sciences.
Further, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges may be contacted to file a third-party comment at the time of Cabarrus College’s decennial review or to file a complaint against Cabarrus College for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries regarding state authorization should be directed to Cabarrus College. If an issue is not resolved according to internal college procedures, a student has the right to file a complaint with the institution's regional accreditation agency.
State Authorization Liaisons Per State
If you reside in another state and are unable to resolve a complaint, please contact the appropriate authority in your state of residence.
Consumer Protection Division, North Carolina Department of Justice
To file a complaint with the Consumer Protection Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice, please visit the State Attorney General’s web page at: http://www.ncdoj.gov/complaint. North Carolina residents may call 877-566-7226. Please call 919-716-6000 outside of North Carolina. En Espanol 919-716-0058. The online version of the complaint form can be accessed here: https://ncdoj.gov/file-a-complaint/consumer-complaint/
If you choose to mail a complaint, please use the following address:
Consumer Protection Division
Attorney General’s Office
Mail Service Center
9001 Raleigh, NC 27699-9001
Access the mail-in form.
Professional Licensure Disclosure Statement
Federal regulations require the College to disclose whether its educational programs meet U.S. jurisdictions’ educational requirements for licensure (34 CFR 668.43(a)(6)& 34 CFR 668.72(n)). While Cabarrus College clinical programs employ best practices in healthcare education to prepare students for professional licensure, certification, and practice, the educational requirements to sit for credentialing examinations and to practice vary from one state to the next.
The following programs have researched state/territory requirements and determined to the best of their abilities whether current program curricula meet credentialing educational requirements. Details can be obtained by clicking on each program link to determine if a program: (1) meets state educational requirements for licensure or certification, (2) does not meet state educational requirements for licensure or certification or (3) a determination has not been made.
- Clinical Research
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Imaging
- Occupational Therapy
- Occupational Therapy Assistant
- Surgical Technology
Prospective and enrolled students are strongly encouraged to follow up with the licensing board or regulatory agency in the state/territory in which they wish to practice. Cabarrus College Program Chairs are available for guidance and assistance, see contact information below.
|Associate Degree Nursing
Dr. Jackie Mayo
|Occupational Therapy Assistant
Physical Mailing Address
401 Medical Park Drive