For quality assurance, Manhattan Area Technical College meets the standards prescribed by, and is accredited by:

The Higher Learning Commission

230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
(800) 621-7440  or (312) 263-0456

Manhattan Tech underwent its most recent comprehensive accreditation visit by a team of consultant evaluators from the Higher Learning Commission on May 3rd & 4th, 2021.  The Institutional Actions Council (IAC) of the Higher Learning Commission will vote and notify Manhattan Tech at the end of their evaluations. 

The Affiliation Mark below provides a link to MATC’s Statement of Affiliation Status on the Higher Learning Commission’s website. 

In addition to national accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, the College is approved by:

The Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR)

1000 SW Jackson, Ste. 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1321 

U.S. Department of Education (ED)

400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-0498

Other program-specific accrediting, approving, and/or certifying agencies are:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

Kansas State Board of Nursing (KSBN)

900 S.W. Jackson, Suite 1051
Topeka, KS 66612

U.S. Veterans Administration

5500 E. Kellogg
Wichita, KS 67218-1698

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

New England Building
503 S. Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603-3404

ASE Education Foundation

1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE Ste 401
Leesburg, VA 20176

National Security Agency (NSA)

9800 Savage Road
Ft. George G Meade, MD 20755

American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-2678

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

5600 N. River Road, Suite 72
Rosemont, IL 60018

Cisco Networking Academy

170 West Tasman Dr.
San Jose, CA 95134

VMware IT Academy

3401 Hillview Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Red Hat Academy

100 E. Davie St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

200 Constitution Ave
NW Washington, DC 20210

Microsoft Office Specialist

75 Arlington Street, Ste 300
Boston, MA 02116 aspx?tabid=664&roleid=101 

American Welding Society (AWS)

8669 NW 36 Street, #130
Miami, FL 33166

National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER)

13614 Progress Blvd
Alachua, FL 23615

Manhattan Tech is not under sanction by any of the abovementioned entities, nor is its status with any of these agencies suspended, revoked, or terminated.

Manhattan Tech does not hold, nor does it plan to seek, dual institutional accreditation with any accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).  However, Manhattan Tech is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), the American Technical Education Association (ATEA), the Kansas Association for Career and Technical Education (K-ACTE), and the Kansas Council for Workforce Education (KCWE).