Institutional Effectiveness And Planning
The mission of Enterprise State Community College, including the Alabama Aviation College, is to improve our communities by providing students with excellent opportunities to further their education and enter the workforce.
To prepare our students to learn, to work, and to create a better community as a leading community college.
Enterprise State Community College respects the diversity of its student body and recognizes the worth and potential of each student. Therefore, the College affirms the following values:
Enterprise State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Associate’s degrees and certificates. Questions about the accreditation of Enterprise State 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).
The Legal Assistant/Paralegal Program maintains program approval through February 2024, by the American Bar Association. The newly established Practical Nursing Program has been granted candidacy status for two years, expiring in April 2024, and will be seeking accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
ESCC maintains programmatic accreditation in the EMT program through the Alabama Department of Public Health Office of EMS and has been granted a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter of review is a status granted by CoAEMSP signifying that the program has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accreditation standards and will be seeking full accreditation per CAAHEP requirements. The Medical Assisting Program is currently seeking accreditation through the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) and will be submitting a Self-Study Report in July 2022, with a visit scheduled in November 2022, and the Child Development Program will be seeking accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) by submitting a Self-Study Report in March 2023.
DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS AND PLANNING
(334) 347-2623 ext. 2309
Associate of Science, Enterprise-Ozark Community College
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Troy University
Master of Business Administration, Troy University
Student Achievement and Success Disclosures Data
In accordance with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Standard 8.1 (Core Requirement), which states, “The institution identifies, evaluates, and publishes goals and outcomes for student achievement appropriate to the institution’s mission.”
ESCC has identified four (4) student achievement goals, baseline data, and targets for student achievement and success. Data and established targets are also published on the College Website and is in alignment with the College’s mission of “to improve our communities by providing students with excellent opportunities to further their education and enter the workforce.”
The four (4) student success goals are:
Fall Enrollment – ESCC has added several new programs to meet market demand. This, combined with a renewed focus on recruiting, has led to a goal of increasing fall enrollment each fall, year over year.
Fall To Fall Retention – ESCC finds itself just below the average in retention rate compared to the other colleges in the Alabama Community College System. A goal has been set to raise retention to 58% by the 2020-21 academic year.
Completion Rate in Developmental Courses – ESCC has invested significant resources to create a new counseling and tutoring center. This center is available for all students, however success advisors have been hired to focus on at-risk students. A goal has been set to raise the developmental course completion rate to 65% by the 2020-21 academic year.
National Student Clearinghouse Six-Year Outcomes – While many student completion metrics are available, ESCC has selected the National Student Clearinghouse Six-Year Outcomes as the data point which most accurately represents our institution. A goal has been set to meet and exceed the national completion rate on this metric. ESCC’s most recent Six-Year Outcome Completion Rate (32.79%) falls 8 percentage points below the national average (40.76%).