American Samoa Community College

American Samoa Community College

Phone: 1-684-699-9155
Types of Services Offered: Counseling Services, Disability Services, Information & Referral, Campus Resources, Education & Training, Volunteer Services, Support Services
Category: Government Local

The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). 10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949. Ph: (415) 506-0234 Fax: (415) 506-0238

In compliance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) policies and regulations effective December 2014, the Western Association for Schools and Colleges (WASC), Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) is accrediting the baccalaureate offered at the American Samoa Community College. USDE has ruled that no institution can have more than one accreditor.

Purpose: The American Samoa Community College is committed to provide all stakeholders including the community with the history of its accreditation statuses, reports, and actions taken.

The Samoan Studies Institute’s mission is to ensure and promote the continuity of Samoan culture, traditions, language, and heritage through an inter-disciplinary, comprehensive educational approach that focuses on four major areas: (1) Academics (2) Community and Cultural Extension Programs (3) Research and Publication, and (4) Samoan Language Translation and Interpretation.

**Updated as of 9/2/2020**

Aside from being a Junior College the American Samoa Community College offers other speacial programs such as

The American Samoa Community College (ASCC) Division of Adult Education Literacy and Extended Learning (AELEL) is designed to fulfill the College’s mission of making educational services available to the non-traditional student population of American Samoa by offering credit and non-credit courses. Continuing Education courses provide development, improvement, and advancement of specific and general work-related skills.

These training programs are short, flexible, convenient, and effective. The participant may be required to enroll in English and Math courses with the Adult Education Literacy and Extended Learning (AELEL) based on the required AELEL Placement Test. AELEL English and Math courses may be taken concurrently with the Apprenticeship & Workforce Development (AWD) training programs.

Courses are offered and not limited to the following occupational areas:
Auto Body Technician, AutoCAD (Draftsman), Automotive Technician, Information Technology
Secretarial and more.

The American Samoa Community College is a partnership school with the University of Hawaii Army ROTC program. The program offers elective credit towards an associates or bachelor’s degree. The Army ROTC program does not lead to any degree in Military Science. Academic performance in core ASCC curriculum should be the main focus of cadets. The Army ROTC Basic Course consists of four distinct semesters, and is structured as a single, progressive course. Upon successful completion of the Basic Course cadets may transfer 12 credits to one of the 273 Universities throughout the United States offering a commission in the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant.

The American Samoa Small Business Development Center at the American Samoa Community College coordinates educational resources and provides services to develop support and strengthens the viability of the local small business community and improve the overall business success rate in American Samoa. To this end, the SBDC helps new business start-ups achieve entry into the marketplace and provides assistance to established businesses so they may become more efficient and competitive in the marketplace. 

The UCEDD addresses the core functions directly or indirectly with one or more if the following areas of emphasis: quality assurance activities, education activities and early intervention activities, child care-related activities, health-related activities, employment-related activities, housing-related activities, transportation-related activities, recreation-related activities, and other services available or to individual in a community, including formal and informal community support, that affects their quality of life.

**Updated as of 9/2/2020**

Mapusaga , Pago Pago, American Samoa, AMERICAN SAMOA

P.O. Box 2609, Pago Pago, American Samoa, AMERICAN SAMOA


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