VMCAD College of Art and Design is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302, Arlington, Virginia 22201; 703.247.4212). ACCSC is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and is recognized by the International Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE). Our accreditation with ACCSC serves an essential role in institutional and programmatic quality assurance. It is a critical component of the regulatory “triad” which includes federal and state government agencies that are responsible for the oversight of higher education institutions. Accordingly, VMCAD’s accreditation by ACCSC ensures the integrity of its educational programs.

VMCAD is accredited to award associate and bachelor degrees in design and business that  provide a versatile and multi disciplinary education where both the creative and business sides of the design and art industry converge.