Accreditation

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Mission Statement

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is a public, high research activity, 1890 land-grant university committed to exemplary teaching and learning, scholarly and creative research, and effective engagement and public service. The University offers degrees at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels and has a commitment to excellence in a comprehensive range of academic disciplines. Our unique legacy and educational philosophy provide students with a broad range of experiences that foster transformation and leadership for a dynamic and global society.

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

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

American Council on Education

National Association of Business Teacher Education

American Personnel and Guidance Association

National Association of Industrial Technology, International Association of Technology Education

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

North Carolina Association of Colleges and Universities

Curriculum & Instruction

The Teacher Education Programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI). The Teacher Education Program was accredited initially in 1976 by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. This national accreditation was reaffirmed in 2002 and 2007.

Human Development & Services

The Counselor Education (school counseling) program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI). Program offerings in the area of Counselor Education (school counseling) are designed in compliance with the competencies set forth by the Department of Public Instruction. The Counselor Education (school counseling) program and the Human Resources Community/Agency Counseling program are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The current curriculum in the Human Resources Rehabilitation Counseling program is aligned and accredited with the standards set forth by the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE). The Adult Education program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). It also follows professional standards devised by the Commission of Professors of Adult Education.

Points of Pride