Coastal Alabama Community College

Coordinates: 30°51′N 87°47′W / 30.85°N 87.78°W / 30.85; -87.78
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Coastal Alabama Community College
TypeCommunity College
PresidentDr. Warren C. Pouncey
Academic staff
Location, ,
30°51′N 87°47′W / 30.85°N 87.78°W / 30.85; -87.78

Coastal Alabama Community College (also known as Coastal Alabama Community College – South) is a public community college with campuses in southern Alabama. Coastal Alabama was formed through the consolidation of Alabama Southern Community College, Faulkner State Community College, and Jefferson Davis Community College.


The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award three different types of Associate degrees: Associate of Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), and Associate in Applied Science Degrees (AAS).[1]

Additional accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Alabama Board of Nursing
  • American Dental Association (ADA); Commission On Dental Accreditation (CODA) Dental Assisting Programs
  • America Culinary Federation Educational Institute
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) – Surgical Technology Programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) – Paramedic
  • Alabama Department of Public Health Office of Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA)

Undergraduate majors[edit]

Coastal Alabama Community College offers over 100 programs and pathways in multiple areas of study: Arts, Aviation, Business, Construction, Design, Education, Engineering, Healthcare, Humanities, Industry, Manufacturing, Marine Technology, Mathematics, Science, Service Industry, Technology, Tourism, and Welding.


The college offers athletics programs in the following fields: Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Golf, Tennis, and Cheerleading. In 2010 longtime Head Coach Wayne Larker led the baseball team to its first-ever appearance in the NJCAA World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Notable people[edit]

John Bale is a baseball pitcher who has played for the Toronto Blue Jays among others.


  1. ^ "Institution Details: Alabama Southern Community College". Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Archived from the original on 2011-05-18. Retrieved 2008-07-31.

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