NVCC 2000-2001 Catalog
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Accreditation and Recognition

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    NVCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, telephone number 404/679-4501) to award associate degrees, and certificates in selected occupational areas.
    Curricula of the College are approved by the NVCC Board and by the State Board. The two-year, associate degree programs are also approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).
    Certain curricula of the College are accredited by specialized accrediting organizations. The curricula include (1) the health technologies programs, accredited by the American Dental Association, the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, the American Physical Therapy Association, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for EMS Professions, the Council on Accreditation and Education of the American Health Information Management Association, the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission; (2) the Legal Assisting program, accredited by the American Bar Association; and (3) the Veterinary Technology program, accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association. See the individual program descriptions for additional details.

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