Brightpoint Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, certificates, and career studies certificates. Questions about the accreditation of Brightpoint Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
The Emergency Medical Services Program is approved by the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services.
The Funeral Services Associate Degree Program at Brightpoint Community College is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE), 992 Mantua Puke, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097, (816) 233-3747, website, and is approved by the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers.
The Nurse Aide Program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing.
The AAS-Nursing Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326. ACEN can be contacted by Phone: (404) 975-5000, by email or web. The program was last approved in July 2018. There are no accreditation stipulations. The registered nursing program is approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing, Perimeter Center, 9960 Maryland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond, VA 23233-1463, (804) 367-4515.
The Brightpoint Community College Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
The Precision Machining Technology Program is accredited by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS).
The Welding Program is accredited by the American Welding Society (AWS) Schools Excelling through National Skills Standards Education (SENSE) program.
Brightpoint’s accreditations are managed by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.