Accreditation and Approvals

 ACCSC Accreditation

Fountainhead College of Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

 

THEC Authorization

Fountainhead College of Technology is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC). This authorization is renewed each year based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility. Completion and placement information for all of the college’s programs may be found on the THEC website and also on Fountainhead College’s website under the Placement & Tuition tab for each program.

 

Fountainhead College is also qualified to accept students eligible for funding by the United States Department of Education, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Tennessee Department of Human Services Division of Rehabilitation Services.

National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Fountainhead College of Technology is designated a National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Fountainhead is listed under Tennessee. This link may claim to be unsecure but it is a government link. To download a pdf of this site, click here IAD_CAE_Designated_Institutions . To configure your browser to not receive the security warning, follow these instructions COMMON SECURITY WARNINGS SITE ACCESS ERRORS. This prestigious designation recognizes Fountainhead’s Network Security & Forensics bachelor’s degree program as one of the best in the nation. This program is the only cybersecurity bachelor’s degree offered by the CAECDE in Tennessee, and Fountainhead is the only college in the state that offers all six national certifications offered by the CAECDE. The NSA first approved Fountainhead’s curriculum in 2004.

Students may review the college’s accreditation, licensure or approvals by appointment.

Professional Memberships