AccreditationThree Rivers is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.ncahlc.org) and by the Missouri Department of Higher Education (dhe.mo.gov).
This recognition and accreditation assures students that work satisfactorily completed at Three Rivers will be recognized at full value by other colleges, universities, and professional schools.
In addition, the Nursing program is (AAS) Nursing program is conditionally approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Education in Nursing (ACEN) (www.acenursing.org).
The Practical Nursing program is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.
The Medical Laboratory Technology program by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (www.naacls.org).
The Emergency Medical Services-paramedic program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendations of Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professional. Three Rivers College is a Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Emergency Medical services accredited EMS training entity.
The MHPC OTA Program has been granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), the accrediting body of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
All pre-professional teacher education courses are approved by the Missouri State Board of Education (dese.mo.gov), and the business programs are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Program.