PCC is an accredited institution of higher education, having been formally recognized and accredited by a number of agencies. The accreditation assures the acceptance of PCC credits on an equal standing with all accredited institutions, not only in Kansas, but also throughout the United States. PCC is accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Programs are approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing, the Veterans Administration, the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, the American Council on Education General Education Development Program and many other state and federal educational agencies. Industry specific accreditation has been granted by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Kansas State Board of Nursing, and the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc., and the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Program.