Accreditation and Institutional Memberships

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

A listing of programs and their accrediting agencies follows:

  • American Chemical Society Certification Program – American Chemical Society
  • Business and Accounting programs – AACSB International – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Child Development, Early Education and Family Studies – National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Computer Science – Computing Accreditation Commission, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • Construction Management – American Council for Construction Education, and National Association of Industrial Technology
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics – Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education, American Dietetic Association
  • Engineering: Architectural, Biological, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Industrial and Systems, and Mechanical Engineering programs – Engineering Accreditation Commission, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences – American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Human Development and Services – Council on Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs, and Council on Rehabilitation Education
  • Industrial Technology – National Association of Industrial Technology
  • Journalism and Mass Communication – Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Landscape Architecture – American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Media Program – Association of Educational Communications and Technology
  • Music – National Association of Schools of Music
  • School of Nursing – National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
  • Social Work – Council on Social Work Education
  • Teacher education programs – National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction
  • Theater Arts Program in Acting – National Association of Schools of Theater

Below is a listing of professional organizations that the University is a member:

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers
  • American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • American Association of University Women (graduates are eligible for membership)
  • American Chemical Society
  • American College Public Relations Association
  • American Council for Construction Education
  • American Council on Education
  • American Dietetics Association
  • American Library Association
  • American Personnel and Guidance Association
  • American Public Welfare Association
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • American Society of Landscape Architects
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Association of Educational Communications and Technology
  • Associated Schools of Construction
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International
  • Association of American Colleges
  • Association of College Unions International
  • Association of Collegiate Deans and Registrars
  • Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
  • College Language Association
  • Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
  • Council on Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools
  • Council on International Education Exchange
  • Council on Rehabilitation Education
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National Association of Business Teacher Education
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of College and University Food Service
  • National Association of Industrial Technology, International Association of Technology Education
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre
  • National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
  • National Commission on Accrediting
  • National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • National Institutional Teacher Placement Association
  • National League for Nursing
  • North Carolina Association of Colleges and Universities
  • North Carolina League of Nursing
  • North Carolina Library Association
  • North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction
  • Southeastern Library Association
  • Southern Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Colleges
  • Southern Regional Education Board Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing
  • Southern Universities Research Association
  • University of North Carolina Exchange Program
  • University of North Carolina Graduate Council