Accreditation and Approvals

Accreditation and Approvals

Virginia College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award certificates, diplomas, associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

For more information on Virginia College's accrediting agency, please visit the ACICS web site.


Virginia College is currently authorized to operate campuses in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The College's online programs are approved or registered in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Texas, Wisconsin, and Wyoming and are available in other states where no formal approval is required. The College will continue to monitor developments in state law in each state in which it enrolls students. If authorization of licensure is or becomes necessary, Virginia College will obtain such additional approvals.

Alabama

Additional information regarding employment regulations, certification, and job outlook and salary information may be found at: Alabama State Board of Pharmacy registration information: www.albop.com; Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) www.ptcb.org; Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos325.htm

Florida

Additional information regarding employment regulations, certification, and job outlook and salary information may be found at: Florida Department of Health registration information: http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/pharmacy/; Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) www.ptcb.org; Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos325.htm

Georgia

Additional information regarding employment regulations, certification, and job outlook and salary information, may be found at: Georgia Board of Pharmacy registration information: sos.georgia.gov/plb/pharmacy. Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) www.ptcb.org. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos325.htm

Mississippi

Licensed by the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, License No. C-658. (Birmingham/Online)

Licensed by the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, License No. C628. (Biloxi)

Licensed by the Mississippi State Board of Massage Therapy, License No. 0709. (Biloxi)

Licensed by the Mississippi Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, License No. C126. (Jackson)

Additional information regarding employment regulations, certification, and job outlook and salary information may be found at: Mississippi Board of Pharmacy registration information: www.mbp.state.ms.us; Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) www.ptcb.org; Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos325.htm

Louisiana

Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy Establishment License E2883. (Baton Rouge)

Additional information regarding employment regulations, certification, and job outlook and salary information may be found at: Louisiana Board of Pharmacy registration information: http://labp.com/, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) www.ptcb.org, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos325.htm

Oklahoma

Licensed by the O.B.P.V.S.

Additional information regarding employment regulations, certification, and job outlook and salary information may be found at: Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy registration information: www.ok.gov/OSBP; Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) www.ptcb.org; Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos325.htm

South Carolina

Additional information regarding employment regulations, certification, and job outlook and salary information may be found at: South Carolina Board of Pharmacy registration information: http://www.llr.state.sc.us; Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) www.ptcb.org; Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos325.htm

Tennessee

Additional information regarding employment regulations, certification, and job outlook and salary information may be found at: Tennessee Board of Pharmacy registration information: health.state.tn.us/Boards/Pharmacy/index.shtml;Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) www.ptcb.org; Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos325.htm

Texas

Additional information regarding employment regulations, certification, and job outlook and salary information may be found at: Texas State Board of Pharmacy registration information: www.tsbp.state.tx.us, Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) www.ptcb.org, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos325.htm

Virginia

Certified to Operate by SCHEV (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia).

Additional information regarding employment regulations, certification, and job outlook and salary information may be found at: Virginia Board of Pharmacy registration information: www.dhp.virginia.gov/pharmacy; Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) www.ptcb.org; Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS): http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos325.htm