Degree Inventory and List of Accrediting Agencies

Virginia Tech Degree Inventory

Degree Program Name CIP Code
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Information Systems 52.0301
Master's Degree Accounting and Information Systems 52.0301
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Aerospace And Ocean Engineering 14.0201
Master's Degree Aerospace Engineering 14.0201
Doctor's Degree Aerospace Engineering 14.0201
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Africana Studies 05.0201
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Agribusiness 01.0102
Master's Degree Agricultural and Applied Economics 01.0103
Master's Degree Agricultural and Life Sciences 01.0000
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Sciences 01.0000
Associate's Degree (Occ/Tech Credit) Agricultural Technology 01.0301
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Air Transportation Systems 49.0199
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Animal  and Poultry Science 01.0901
Master's Degree Animal  and Poultry Science 01.0901
Doctor's Degree Animal  and Poultry Science 01.0901
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management 19.0201
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Applied Economic Management 45.0602
Five-Year Bachelor's Degree Architecture 04.0201
Master's Degree Architecture 04.0201
Doctor's Degree Architecture and Design Research 04.0201
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Art 50.0701
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Biobased Materials 03.0599
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry 26.0202
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Biological Sciences 26.0101
Master's Degree Biological Sciences 26.0101
Doctor's Degree Biological Sciences 26.0101
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Biological Systems Engineering 14.0301
Master's Degree Biological Systems Engineering 14.0301
Doctor's Degree Biological Systems Engineering 14.0301
Doctor's Degree Biomedical and Veterinary  Sciences 51.2501
Master's Degree Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences 51.2501
Master's Degree Biomedical Engineering 14.0501
Doctor's Degree Biomedical Engineering 14.0501
Master's Degree Biomedical Technology Development & Mgmt 51.2006
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Building Construction 52.2001
Master's Degree Building/Construction Science & Management 52.2001
Doctor's Degree Business 52.0101
Master's Degree Business Administration 52.0201
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Business Information Technology 52.1301
Master's Degree Career and Technical Education 13.1320
Post-Master's Certificate Career and Technical Education 13.1320
Doctor's Degree Career and Technical Education 13.1320
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering 14.0701
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering 14.0701
Doctor's Degree Chemical Engineering 14.0701
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Chemistry 40.0501
Master's Degree Chemistry 40.0501
Doctor's Degree Chemistry 40.0501
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering 14.0801
Master's Degree Civil Engineering 14.0801
Doctor's Degree Civil Engineering 14.0801
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Civil Infrastructure Systems 14.0899
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Cognition and Education 13.1201
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Collaborative Community Leadership 44.0201
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Communication 09.0101
Master's Degree Communication 09.0199
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Computational Engineering Science and Mechanics 14.1101
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Computational Modeling and Data Analytics 27.0304
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering 14.0901
Master's Degree Computer Engineering 14.0901
Doctor's Degree Computer Engineering 14.0901
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Computer Science 11.0101
Master's Degree Computer Science And Application 11.0101
Doctor's Degree Computer Science And Application 11.0101
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Construction Engineering and Management 14.3301
Master's Degree Counselor Education 13.1101
Post-Master's Certificate Counselor Education 13.1101
Doctor's Degree Counselor Education 13.1101
Master's Degree Creative Technologies 10.0304
Master's Degree Creative Writing 23.1302
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Critical Design 50.0404
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Crop And Soil Environmental Sciences 01.1102
Master's Degree Crop And Soil Environmental Sciences 01.1102
Doctor's Degree Crop And Soil Environmental Sciences 01.1102
Post-Master's Certificate Curriculum And Instruction 13.0301
Doctor's Degree Curriculum And Instruction 13.0301
Master's Degree Curriculum And Instruction 13.0301
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Dairy Science 01.0905
Master's Degree Data Analysis and Applied Statistics 27.0304
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Economic Development 45.0604
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Economic Risk and Global Inequality 44.0504
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Economics 45.0601
Master's Degree Economics 45.0601
Doctor's Degree Economics 45.0601
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Economics 52.0601
Master's Degree Educational Leadership & Policy Studies 13.0499
Post-Master's Certificate Educational Leadership & Policy Studies 13.0499
Doctor's Degree Educational Leadership & Policy Studies 13.0499
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Educational Research 13.0603
Doctor's Degree Educational Research & Evaluation 13.0603
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Electrical Engineering 14.1001
Master's Degree Electrical Engineering 14.1001
Doctor's Degree Electrical Engineering 14.1001
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Emerging Devices Technology 11.9999
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Engineering Education 14.9999
Doctor's Degree Engineering Education 14.9999
Master's Degree Engineering Mechanics 14.1101
Doctor's Degree Engineering Mechanics 14.1101
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Engineering Science And  Mechanics 14.1101
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree English 23.0101
Master's Degree English 23.0101
Doctor's Degree Entomology 26.0702
Master's Degree Environmental  Engineering 14.1401
Doctor's Degree Environmental Design And Planning 04.0401
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Environmental Policy & Planning 03.0103
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Environmental Politics and Policy 45.1099
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Environmental Science 03.0104
Master's Degree Environmental Science & Engineering 14.9999
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Finance 52.0801
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Fish and Wildlife Conservation 03.0601
Master's Degree Fisheries And Wildlife 03.0301
Doctor's Degree Fisheries And Wildlife 03.0301
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Food Science And Technology 01.1001
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Foreign Languages 16.0101
Master's Degree Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literatures 16.0101
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation 03.0501
Master's Degree Forestry And Forest Products 03.0510
Doctor's Degree Forestry And Forest Products 03.0510
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Foundations of Political Analysis 45.1001
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Future Professoriate  13.1299
Doctor's Degree Genetics, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology 26.1103
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Geography 45.0701
Master's Degree Geography 45.0701
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Geosciences 40.0601
Master's Degree Geosciences 40.0601
Doctor's Degree Geosciences 40.0601
Doctor's Degree Geospatial and Environmental Analysis 45.0701
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Geospatial Information Technology 45.0702
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Gerontology 30.1101
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Global Planning and International Studies 30.2001
Doctor's Degree Higher Education 13.0406
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Higher Education Administration 13.0406
Master's Degree Higher Education and Student Affairs 13.0406
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree History 54.0101
Master's Degree History 54.0101
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Homeland Security Policy 43.0302
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Horticulture 01.1103
Doctor's Degree Horticulture 01.1103
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Hospitality and Tourism Management 52.0901
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Human Development 19.0701
Master's Degree Human Development 19.0701
Doctor's Degree Human Development 19.0701
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise 19.0501
Master's Degree Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise 19.0501
Doctor's Degree Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise 19.0501
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Human Sexuality Studies 30.1701
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Human-Computer Interaction 30.3101
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Industrial & Systems Engineering 14.3501
Master's Degree Industrial & Systems Engineering 14.3501
Doctor's Degree Industrial & Systems Engineering 14.3501
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Industrial Design 50.0404
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Information Assurance Engineering 11.1003
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Information Policy and Society 44.0599
Master's Degree Information Technology 11.9999
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Integrative STEM Education  13.1399
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Interior Design 50.0408
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate International Research Abroad 13.9999
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate International Research and Development 45.0901
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree International Studies 45.0901
Five-Year Bachelor's Degree Landscape Architecture 04.0601
Master's Degree Landscape Architecture 04.0601
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Learning Sciences 13.0607
Master's Degree Life Sciences 26.9999
Doctor's Degree Life Sciences 26.9999
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Local Government Mangament 44.0401
Master's Degree Macromolecular Science and Engineering 14.3201
Doctor's Degree Macromolecular Science and Engineering 14.3201
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Management 52.0201
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Marketing Management 52.1401
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Marriage and Family Therapy 42.2811
Master's Degree Material Culture and Public Humanities 30.1201
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Materials Science and Engineering 14.1801
Master's Degree Materials Science and Engineering 14.1801
Doctor's Degree Materials Science and Engineering  14.1801
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Mathematics 27.0101
Master's Degree Mathematics 27.0101
Doctor's Degree Mathematics 27.0101
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering 14.1901
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering 14.1901
Doctor's Degree Mechanical Engineering 14.1901
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Meteorology 40.0404
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Metropolitan Studies 45.1201
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Microbiology 26.0502
Doctor's Degree Mining  And Minerals Engineering 14.2101
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Mining Engineering 14.2101
Master's Degree Mining Engineering 14.2101
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Music 50.0901
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Nanoscience 40.9999
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Natural Resources 03.0201
Master's Degree Natural Resources 03.0201
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Naval Engineering 14.2201
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Neuroscience 26.1501
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Non-profit and Non-govt Organizational Management 52.0206
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Nuclear Engineering 14.2301
Doctor's Degree Nuclear Engineering 14.2301
Master's Degree Nuclear Engineering 14.2301
Master's Degree Ocean Engineering 14.2201
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Packaging Systems and Design 15.1503
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Philosophy 38.0101
Master's Degree Philosophy 38.0101
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Physics 40.0801
Master's Degree Physics 40.0801
Doctor's Degree Physics 40.0801
Doctor's Degree Planning, Governance, and Globalization 45.1201
Doctor's Degree Plant Path, Phys And Weed Science 26.0305
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Political Science 45.1001
Master's Degree Political Science 45.1001
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Psychology 42.0101
Master's Degree Psychology 42.0101
Doctor's Degree Psychology 42.0101
Master's Degree Public Administration 44.0401
Doctor's Degree Public Administration and Public Affairs 44.0401
Post-Master's Certificate Public Administration/Public Affairs 44.0401
Master's Degree Public and International Affairs 45.1201
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Public and Non-profit Financial Management 52.0808
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Public and Urban Affairs 44.0501
Master's Degree Public Health 51.2201
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Public History 54.0105
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Quantitative Resource Assessment 03.0299
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Race and Social Policy 05.0200
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Real Estate 52.1501
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Religion and Culture 38.0299
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Religious Studies 38.0201
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Research in Translational Medicine 51.1199
Doctor's Degree Rhetoric and Writing 23.1304
Master's Degree Science & Tech Studies 30.1501
Doctor's Degree Science & Tech Studies 30.1501
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Security Studies 45.0999
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought 45.9999
Doctor's Degree Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought 45.9999
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Sociology 45.1101
Master's Degree Sociology 45.1101
Doctor's Degree Sociology 45.1101
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Special Education Administration and Supervision 13.0402
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Statistics 27.0501
Master's Degree Statistics 27.0501
Doctor's Degree Statistics 27.0501
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Sustainable Biometerials 03.0599
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Systems Biology 26.1104
Master's Degree Systems Engineering 14.2701
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Theater Arts 50.0501
Master's Degree Theater Arts 50.0501
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Traffic Control and Operations 49.0207
Doctor's Degree Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health 26.0102
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Transportation Systems Engineering 14.0804
Master's Degree Urban And Regional Planning 04.0301
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Urban Computing 11.0199
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Urban Hydrology and Storm-water Management 40.0605
First Professional Degree Medicine 51.1201
First Professional Degree Veterinary Medicine 51.2401
Four-Year Bachelor's Degree Water: Resources, Policy, and Management 03.0299
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Watershed Management 03.0205
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Women's and Gender Studies 05.0299


List of Accrediting Agencies

Department Program Description Accred. Agency USDOE Specialized Accred. Agency Accred. Period On-Campus Contact Next Accred. Period
Agricultural and Applied Economics  Financial Planning  Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.  No 2018 - 2020 Dr. Ruth Lytton   
Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise Dietetic Internship American Dietetic Association Yes 2013-2018 Dr. Carol Papillon  
Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) at the baccalaureate level American Dietetic Association Yes 2013-2018 Heather Cox  
Architecture Bachelor of Architecture (5 years); National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) No 2012-2018 Hunter Pittman Last Accreditation - 2012
Architecture Master of Architecture (degree + 3.5 years); National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) No 2012-2018 Hunter Pittman Accreditation in progress -  March 13-15, 2018
Architecture Master of Architecture (pre- professional degree + 2 years) National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) No 2012-2018 Hunter Pittman Next Annual report due - December 2019
Building Construction Bachelor of Science American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) No 2017-2023 Andrew McCoy Last Accreditation 2017 Next Accreditation - 2023 
Center for Public Administration and Policy Master of Public Administration National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) No 2017-2023 Stephanie Davis, Adrienne Edisis Next Accreditation - 2023
Interior Design Program Bachelor of Science Council for Interior Design Accreditation No 2012-2018 Lisa Tucker Last Accreditation - 2012 Accreditation in Progress Spring 2018
Industrial Design Program Bachelor of Science National Association of Schools of Art and Design Yes 2011-2019 Akshay Sharma Last Accreditation - 2011 Next Accreditation - 2019
Landscape Architecture Professional Master of Landscape Architecture Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB) No 2013-2019 Terry Clements Last Accreditation - 2013
Next Accreditation - 2019
Landscape Architecture Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB) No 2015-2020 Terry Clements Last Accreditation - 2015
Next Accreditation - 2020
Urban Affairs and Planning Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program (MURP) Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) No 2015-2019 Thomas Sanchez Last Accreditation - 2014
Next Accreditation - 2019
  All Undergraduate Programs Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) No 2014-2020 Dr. Erik Westman  
Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management B.S. Residential Environments and Design major National Kitchen and Bath Association No 2017 - 2024 Dr. Kathleen Parrott  
Communication B.A. in Communication, Public Relations major Public Relations Society of America No 2013-2019 Dr. Robert E. Denton, Jr.  
School of Education All school preparation programs + initial teacher preparation and advanced levels National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) - current accreditation.  Next accreditation is with the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Yes 2019 Dr. Nancy Bodenhorn  
School of Education All school preparation programs + initial teacher preparation and advanced levels Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) No 2009-present Dr. Nancy Bodenhorn  
School of Education Counselor Education (MA and PhD) Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs No 2018 - 2020 Dr. Gerard Lawson  
Gerontology Graduate Degree Program (recognized as a "program of merit") Association for Gerontology in Higher Education No 2000-present Dr. Rosemary Blieszner  
Human Development Master's Degree (in Northern Virginia) Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) No 2013-2019 Dr. Eric McCollum   
Human Development Ph.D. Program (in Blacksburg) American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) No 2015 - 2020 Dr. Anisa Zvonkovick  
Music Bachelor's Degree (Music) National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (NASM) Yes 2015 - 2025 Dr. Tracey Cowden  
ROTC - Army Army ROTC is not a degree producing program.  However; Upon successful completion of a degree from Virginia Tech, we offer a Commission (as a 2LT) into the United States Army. U.S. Army Cadet Command No 2014-Present  (Continual)  Based upon the Active Duty Orders of the Officers / Instructors assigned to this unit. COL Kevin W. Milton or Ms. Debra Harry  
Theatre Arts Bachelor's Degree (Theatre Arts) National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) Yes 2009-2018 Prof. Patricia Raun  
Theatre Arts MFA (Theatre Arts) National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) Yes 2009-2018 Prof. Patricia Raun  
Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Professional Forestry Degree (PFD): Forestry Resource Management Option Society of American Foresters No
2016 - 2026
Dr. Jay Sullivan  
Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Professional Forestry Degree (PFD): Environmental Resources Management Option  Society of American Foresters No 2005-2015    
Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Professional Forestry Degree (PFD): Urban Forestry Option Society of American Foresters No 2005-2015    
Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Professional Forestry Degree (PFD): Industrial Forestry Operations Options Society of American Foresters No 2016-2026 Dr. Jay Sullivan  
Sustainable Biomaterials Bachelor of Science  Society of Wood Science and Technology No 2005-2015 Dr. Audrey Zink-Sharp   
Accounting Undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. Programs Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International) No 2014-2018 Dr. Jack Maher  
Finance CFP Certification Education TRack  Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.  No  2017 - 2020 Dr. Ruth Lytton  
General Undergraduate, Master, and Ph.D. Programs Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International) No 2014-2018 Dean Robert Sumichrast  
Chemistry Bachelor's Degree American Chemical Society No approval granted—no specified time range  Dr. Joseph Merola  
Psychology Clinical Training Program, Clinical Psychology American Psychological Association Yes APA 2014-2021
PCSAS 2015-2025
Dr. Bob Stephens   
Psychology Professional Psychology - Predoctoral internship programs American Psychological Association Yes   Cook Counseling Center  
  Full college accreditation American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Yes AVMA 2015 – 2022
Dr. Jennifer Hodgson   
    Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)  No AAALAC - 2017-2019 Dr. Jennifer Hodgson  
Public Health Master of Public Health Council on Education for Public Health Yes 2025 Dr. Jennifer Hodgson  
Language and Culture Institute/English Language Program The Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute provides language-related programs and services for academic and professional development.  Commission on English Language Program Accreditation Yes 2008-2017 Donald C. Back  
  University accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Yes 2010 - 2019 Dr. Kris Bush