Housatonic is accredited by the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education and by the New England Commission on Higher Education (NECHE), a national, non-governmental organization whose affiliated institutions include elementary schools through institutions offering post-graduate instruction. Accreditation by the New England Association indicates that an institution meets or exceeds criteria for quality, institutional integrity, and continuity. The college is authorized to award the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees.
Inquiries regarding the status of an institution's accreditation by the New England Association should be directed to the administrative staff of Housatonic Community College or to the New England Commission on Higher Education, 3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA, USA, 01803 718-425-7700, .
For accreditation for the following programs, see their program pages: