A Mark of Quality

Strict standards in areas such as degree programs, courses, faculty, administration, and student support and services must be met in order to qualify for and receive accreditation.

Accreditation also ensures that courses taken and degrees earned through Bluefield College will be accepted by other institutions that are also accredited by an agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Bluefield College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters 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 Bluefield College.

Specialized Accreditations

Bluefield College's Teacher Education Program, which is designed to prepare competent, caring and qualified teachers who are reflective practitioners, is awarded TEAC accreditation by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for a period of seven years, from 10/24/2016-12/31/2023. The accreditation does not include individual education courses that the EPP offers to P-12 educators for professional development, re-licensure, or other purposes. This accreditation certifies that Bluefield College's Teacher Education Program has provided evidence that their program adheres to TEAC's quality principles.

The Bluefield College School of Nursing RN-BSN program is accredited by the Committee on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.