Virginia Tech is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctorate, masters, baccalaureate and associate degrees.

For questions about the accreditation of Virginia Tech, please contact the Commission on Colleges at:

        1866 Southern Lane 
        Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 
        Phone: (404) 679-4500

For more information about how colleges earn accreditation, please visit the Commission on Colleges' website.

Department Program Description Accred. Agency USDOE Specialized Accred. Agency Accred. Period OnCampus Contact Next Accred. Period
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Agricultural and Applied Economics Bachelor of Science in Applied Economic Management - Financial Planning Option Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. No 2015-2017 Dr. Ruth Lytton
Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise Dietetic Internship American Dietetic Association Yes 2013-2018 Dr. Carol Papillon
Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) at the baccalaureate level American Dietetic Association Yes 2013-2018 Heather Cox
College of Architecture and Urban Studies
Architecture Bachelor of Architecture (5 year professional degree; 160 undergraduate credits) National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) No 2012-2018 Henri de Hahn 2018
Architecture Master of Architecture 2 (pre-professional degree + 54 graduate credits) National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) No 2012-2018 Henri de Hahn 2018
Architecture Master of Architecture 3 (non-pre-professional degree + 84 credits) National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) No 2012-2018 Henri de Hahn 2018
Building Construction Bachelor of Science, Building Construction Science & Mgmt (MS), Environmental Design & Planning (PhD) American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) No 2011-2017 Yvan Beliveau
Center for Public Administration and Policy Master of Public Administration National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) No 2009-2012 Karen Hult 2016
Interior Design Program Bachelor of Science Council for Interior Design Accreditation No 2012-2018 Lisa Tucker 2018
Landscape Architecture Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB) No 2007-2013 Brian Katen Currently in progress
Pamplin College of Business
Accounting Undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. Programs Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International) No 2015-2019 Dr. Reza Barkhi
Finance Bachelor of Science in Business, CFP Certification Education Track Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. No 2015-2017 Dr. Ruth Lytton and/or Derek Klock
General Undergraduate, Master, and Ph.D. Programs Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International) No 2015-2019 Dean Robert Sumichrast
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
Communication B.A. in Communication, Public Relations major Public Relations Society of America No 2013-2019 Dr. Robert E. Denton, Jr.
School of Education All school preparation programs + initial teacher preparation and advanced levels National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) - current accreditation. Next accreditation is with the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Yes 2011-2018 Dr. Nancy Bodenhorn
School of Education All school preparation programs + initial teacher preparation and advanced levels Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) No 2015-Present Dr. Nancy Bodenhorn
School of Education Counselor Education (MA and PhD) Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) No 2015-2017 Dr. Gerard Lawson
Gerontology Graduate Degree Program Association for Gerontology in Higher Education No 2000-present Dr. Rosemary Blieszner
Human Development Master's Degree (in Northern Virginia) Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) No 2013-2019 Dr. Eric McCollum
Human Development Ph.D. Program (in Blacksburg) American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) No 2010-2016 Dr. Scott Johnson
Music Bachelor's Degree (Music) National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (NASM) Yes 2005-2016 Dr. William J. Crone
ROTC - Army Army ROTC is not a degree producing program. However; Upon successful completion of a degree from Virginia Tech, we offer a Commission (as a 2LT) into the United States Army. U.S. Army Cadet Command No 2014-Present (Continual) Based upon the Active Duty Orders of the Officers / Instructors assigned to this unit. COL Kevin W. Milton or Ms. Debra Harry
Theatre Arts Bachelor's Degree (Theatre Arts) National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) Yes 2009-2018 Prof. Patricia Raun
College of Natural Resources & Environment
Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Bachelor of Science - Forestry Major: Forestry Resource Management Option Society of American Foresters No 2016-2025 Dr. Janaki Alavalapati
Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Bachelor of Science - Forestry Major: Urban Forestry Option Society of American Foresters No 2016-2025 Dr. Janaki Alavalapati
Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Professional Forestry Degree (PFD): Forest Operations and Business Option Society of American Foresters No 2016-2025 Dr. Janaki Alavalapati
Sustainable Biomaterials Bachelor of Science Society of Wood Science and Technology No 2015-2025 Dr. Audrey Zink-Sharp
College of Science
Chemistry Bachelor of Science American Chemical Society No 2014-2020 Dr. Jim Tanko and Dr. Gordon Yee
Psychology Clinical Training Program, Clinical Psychology American Psychological Association Yes 2014-2021 Dr. Bob Stephens
College of Veterinary Medicine
Full college accreditation Full college accreditation American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Yes 2015-2022 Dr. Jennifer Hodgson
Public Health Master of Public Health Council on Education for Public Health Yes 2013-2018 Dr. Francois Elvinger
Outreach and International Affairs
Language and Culture Institute/English Language Program The Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute provides language-related programs and services for academic and professional development. Commission on English Language Program Accreditation Yes 2008-2017 Donald C. Back
Virginia Tech
University accreditation University accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Yes 2010 - 2019 Dr. Kenneth Smith

Contact Information


Our office is located in Student Services Building, Suite 250. Our business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday with the exception of holidays.

Office of the University Registrar (MC 0134)
Student Services Building, Suite 250, Virginia Tech
800 Washington St., SW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: (540) 231-6252

Email: registrar@vt.edu

 


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