2024-2025 College Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

2024-2025 College Catalog

President Rusty Hunt

Volume 55

lenoircc.edu - 252.527.6223 

Vision Statement

Lenoir Community College connects hope to opportunity.

Mission Statement

The mission of Lenoir Community College is to meet the personal, cultural, and professional educational needs of our students through affordable, accessible, and innovative educational programs.


Through its policies, procedures, and daily operations in the fulfillment of its mission, Lenoir Community College exemplifies the following values:

  • Worth and dignity of diverse populations
  • Honesty, integrity, and excellence
  • Exemplary teaching and effective learning
  • Access and opportunity while maintaining quality
  • Skill preparation for employment
  • Collaborative approaches to decision-making
  • Community partnerships
  • Continuous growth and improvement for personal, cultural, and professional development
  • Unity in operating as one college in purpose, planning, priorities, and processes


Lenoir Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Lenoir Community College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Lenoir Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Other Accreditation

The Lenoir Community College Associate Degree in Applied Science Medical Assisting Program, the Associate Degree in Applied Science Polysomnography Program, the Diploma in Surgical Technology Program, the Associate Degree in Emergency Medical Science, and Continuing Education Paramedic programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP at 9355 - 113th Street, North, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; Telephone Number 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of these respective boards: the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB at 2339 N. California Avenue, #47138, Chicago, IL 60647; Telephone Number 312-392-0155; www.maerb.org); the Committee on Accreditation for Polysomnographic Technologist Education (CoAPSG at 1711 Frank Avenue, New Bern, NC 28560; Telephone Number 252-626-3238; https://caahep-public-site-5be3d9.webflow.io/committees-on-accreditation/polysomnographic-technology); the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA, 19751 East Mainstreet, 339 Parker, CO 80138; Telephone Number 303-694-9262; www.arcstsa.org); and the Committee on Accreditation for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP at 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlette, TX 75088; Telephone Number 214-703-8445; www.coaemsp.org).

The Associate Degree in Nursing and Practical/Vocational Nursing Programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037; Telephone Number 202-909-2481. Lenoir Community College is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing to offer the Associate Degree Nursing, the Practical Nursing, the LPN Refresher, and RN Refresher programs.

The Associate Degree in Applied Science Radiography Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; Telephone Number 312-704-5300).

The Cosmetology Program is licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners.

The Basic Law Enforcement Program (BLET) is accredited by the North Carolina Department of Justice Criminal Justice Standards Division as required under 12 NCAC 9c.0401c for a five-year period. 

Persons with Disabilities

Lenoir Community College is committed to making reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and subsequent updates and revisions to applicable law. If special assistance is needed, please contact the College’s Student Support and Disability Services office at 252-527-6223, ext. 331.

Catalog Changes

The College reserves the right to make changes in the regulations, courses, fees, and matters of procedure announced in this publication.