Accreditation

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.

The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support the institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. Other inquiries, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed to Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, 4089 Val Tech Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602, telephone 229-333-2100, fax 229-333-2129.

In addition to SACSCOC, the U.S. Department of Education recognizing the following accreditation bodies that are listed below: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists in collaboration with Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ASHP/ACPE), Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), and Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Program Name Accrediting Agency Last Accreditation Date
Dental Assisting Diploma American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) October 2013
Dental Hygiene Associate of Applied Science Degree American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) in collaboration with Valdosta State University October 2013
Pharmacy Technology Diploma and Associate of Applied Science Degree American Society of Health-System Pharmacists in collaboration with Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ASHP/ACPE) October 29, 2019
Associate Degree in Nursing This nursing education program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). March 9, 2018
Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) September 2019
Medical Assisting Diploma Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB) VLD - March 2016
CFE - July 2016
Surgical Technology Associated of Applied Science Degree Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). January 2014
Paramedicine Associate Degree Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) July 2016
Automotive Fundamentals Diploma The WGTC Automotive Fundamentals program is accredited at the MASTER level by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) (formerly the National Automotive Technician's Education Foundation (NATEF)). BHI – April 2017
Automotive Technology Diploma The WGTC Automotive Technology program is accredited at the MASTER level by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) (formerly the National Automotive Technician's Education Foundation (NATEF)). BHI & VLD – April 2017
Practical Nursing Diploma This nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326 404-975-5000
http://www.acenursing.us/candidates/candidacy.asp
VLD, BHI & CFE – November 2019
Health Information Management Degree The Degree Health information Management Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Education (CAHIIM). VLD – September 2012