Established in 1968, Edgecombe Community College offers education and training to more than 9,500 individuals every year. It provides a range of doctorate, master's, bachelor's and associate s degree, as well as diploma, certificate and continuing education programs in various disciplines. The college s academic curriculum includes classes in accounting, automotive body repair, biotechnology, business administration, information technology, cosmetology, criminal justice, and dental assistance and hygiene. Edgecombe Community College also offers programs in early childhood education, medical transcription, networking technology, radiography and respiratory therapy. It provides support services that assist students in meeting their educational needs and goals. The college s programs are approved by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP). Edgecombe Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It maintains a location in Rocky Mount, N.C.