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北mg冰球突破网站 is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) 授予副学士学位.  问题 about the accreditation of 北mg冰球突破网站 may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866年南巷, 迪凯特,GA 30033 - 4097, 请拨打(404)679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC的网站.

For other information about the College, please contact NOVA’s 行政办公室, 韦克菲尔德教堂路4001号, 安嫩代尔, 维吉尼亚州22003 (). Curricula of the College are approved by the College 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).

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Specialized accreditation for individual programs of the College is sought and maintained only in those occupational fields where accreditation is essential for purposes of licensure and/or securing a job. Specialized accreditation may also be sought and maintained where there is demonstration that accreditation promotes a level of excellence and recognition for which the program is qualified. The need for specialized accreditation should be identified and justified at the time of curriculum approval.

To qualify for specialized accreditation for purposes of licensure and/or securing a job, evidence must be documented that accreditation is required to provide graduates access to licensure examinations. 进一步, there must be evidence that accreditation will provide graduates of the program equal status with other such programs in the College's service area and that accreditation will provide a vehicle for student recruitment and placement of graduates.

To qualify for specialized accreditation for purposes of excellence and recognition, justification must be provided that demonstrates the expected benefits that would result for the program, 学生们, 和大学.

In all instances of requesting new specialized accreditation, an analysis must be submitted of direct and indirect costs associated with accreditation. Direct costs include any initial fees and any requirements to support site visits and the like. They also include ongoing fees and any periodic costs associated with reaffirmation. Indirect costs include any prescriptive specifications in the accreditation standards that have cost implications for the programs (e.g., credentialing requirements for 教师; number of full-time 教师; full-time to part-time 教师 ratios; or student-教师 ratios). Also included in indirect costs is any projected need for reassigned time or other 教师 support to apply for and maintain accreditation status.

The accrediting agency should be of national stature and should carry wide professional recognition.

The accrediting process must be established on a reasonable time cycle and be financially feasible.

Initiation of a special accreditation process shall be done by the academic dean for which accreditation is sought, with notification of the initiation given to the provost and College executive vice president of Academic and 学生服务. The ensuing process shall be coordinated by the College executive vice president of Academic and 学生服务, 和所有的信件, 报告, and institutional statements regarding the program under consideration shall be submitted to the accrediting agency over the signature of the president. The executive vice president of Academic and 学生服务 shall keep all 报告 and records dealing with accreditation for the College.