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 of ABET, http://www.abet.org

Construction Management
– American Council for Construction Education, and Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering

Didactic Program in Dietetics
– Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education, American Dietetic Association

Engineering: Architectural, Biological, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial and Systems, and Mechanical Engineering programs
– Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

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
– Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering

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
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, International Association of Technology EducationCollege 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 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

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