Germanna Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award an Associate degree.
Curricula of the college are approved by the College Board and by the State Board for Community Colleges. Its two-year associate degree programs are also approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Germanna Community College.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
The AAS nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (3390 Peachtree Road N.E., Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA, 30326 (404) 975-5000) and both the AAS nursing and the practical nursing certificate programs are approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing (Perimeter Center, 9960 Maryland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233-1463, (804) 367-4473).
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Germanna Community College (including the offering at Lord Fairfax Community College) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: email@example.com; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 540-423-9821 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To contact the satellite program at Lord Fairfax Community College directly, please call 540-423-9831 or email email@example.com.
If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (540) 423-9821 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
The program in dental assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation [and has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements”]. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. The Commission’s web address is: http://www.ada.org/en/coda.
The Germanna PTA program has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands secondary to its accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, based on the following:
CAPTE accreditation of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, students graduating from CAPTE-accredited physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and to apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website at www.fsbpt.org.
Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASE Education Foundation)
The Automobile technician-training program is accredited by the Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASE Education Foundation) for Master Automobile Service Technology.