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Accreditation Information

Institutional Accreditation

BridgeValley Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). HLC is an independent corporation recognized by the U.S. Department of Education that accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the United States. Information regarding affiliation status may be directed to     

Higher Learning Commission

230 South LaSalle Street
Suite 7500
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 800.621.7440
https://www.hlcommission.org/

Accreditation Status: Accredited
Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2029-2030

Program Accreditation

The following programs have additional specialized accreditation. Information regarding specialized program accreditation may be directed to the associated accrediting agency.

The following BridgeValley Business Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP):

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Business Administration
  • Healthcare Management
  • Paralegal Studies


Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
Phone: 913.339.9356
www.acbsp.org

Accreditation Status: Accredited
Next Accreditation Visit: 2027

 BridgeValley's Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).

Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2678
Phone: 800.621.8099, ext. 4653
https://coda.ada.org/en

Accreditation Status: Accredited
Next Accreditation Visit: 2028

The following BridgeValley Diagnostic Medical Sonography Programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography - General and Vascular
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Cardiac

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355-113th St. N #7709
Seminole, FL 33775;
Phone: 727-210-2350
https://www.caahep.org/

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: 443.973-3251
https://www.jrcdms.org/

Accreditation Status: Accredited
Next Accreditation Visit: 2026

 

The following BridgeValley programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETEC) of ABET:

  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

ABET
415 North Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410.347.7700
http://www.abet.org

Accreditation Status: Accredited
Next Accreditation Visit: 2026-2027

 

BridgeValley's Medical Laboratory Technology Program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

NAACLS  
5600 N. River Rd,
Suite 720
Rosemont IL  60018-5119
Phone: 773.714.8880
https://www.naacls.org

Accreditation Status: Accredited
Next Accreditation Visit: 2024-2025

BridgeValley's Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Attention: Marsal P. Stoll, EdD MSN RN, Chief Executive Officer
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: 404.975.5000
https://www.acenursing.org/

Accreditation Status: Accredited
Next Accreditation Visit: 2028

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
Attention: Sue Ann Painter, DNP RN, Executive Director
5001 MacCorkle Ave, SW
South Charleston, WV 25309
Phone: 304.744.0900
https://wvrnboard.wv.gov/

Accreditation Status: Accredited
Next Accreditation Visit: N/A

 

BridgeValley's Respiratory Therapy Program, a collaborative program with Carver Career Center, is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood
Road, Bedford, Texas 76021-4244
Phone: 817.283.2835
https://coarc.com/

Accreditation Status: Accredited
Nex Accreditation Visit: 2024

BridgeValley's Veterinary Technology Program, a collaborative program with Carver Career Center, is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).

American Veterinary Medical Association
1931 North Meacham Road,
Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360
Phone: 800.248.2862
https://www.avma.org/

Accreditation Status: Fully Accredited
Next Accreditation Visit: 2025

Seeking Accreditation

The following programs are in the process of seeking specialized accreditation. Information regarding specialized program accreditation may be directed to the associated accrediting agency.

Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic Program:
The BridgeValley Paramedic program has been issued a Letter of Review by the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP). This letter is NOT a CAAHEP accreditation status, it is a status signifying that a program seeking initial accreditation has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the accreditation standards through the Letter of Review Self Study Report (LSSR) and other documentation. Letter of Review is recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for eligibility to take the NREMT's Paramedic credentialing examination(s). However, it is NOT a guarantee of eventual accreditation.

CoAEMSP
8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312                                               
Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: 214.703.8445
https://www.coaemsp.org/  

Status: Letter of Review Issued
Accreditation Visit: 2023-2024