Martinsburg College offers a range of quality distance learning programs and online college programs for the military community, including veterans and military spouses.

Accreditation and Licensure

Accreditation and Licensure

Martinsburg College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). This accrediting agency was formerly known as the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

To view our certificate of accreditation please click here

In addition, the school has received a permit to operate from the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education.

Martinsburg College is a member of the National Council for State Authorization and Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) www.nc-sara.org. NC-SARA is an agreement among member states, districts and territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs. As a result of Martinsburg College’s participation in NC-SARA, the institution has authorization to offer distance learning programs in 48 states as of August 17, 2017.

Martinsburg College has registered with California’s Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education as an Out of State institution.

For additional information regarding accreditation and/or licensure or for obtaining or reviewing documents describing accreditation, approval, or licensing, please contact Lori Charbonnier at lcharbonnier@martinsburgcollege.edu

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General Information:

Name of Institution: Martinsburg College
Address: 341 Aikens Center, Martinsburg, WV 25404
Year Founded: 1980
First Accredited: 1985 (by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training, ACCET)
Current Accreditation: Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
Accreditation Expires: June 2019
President: Paul Viboch
Accreditation(s) and Agency E-mail Contact Information:
Distance Education Accrediting Commission: brenda.amaya@deac.org
State Approval and E-mail Contact Information:
West Virginia Council for Community & Technical College System: harvey@wvctcs.org
Participation in Funding Programs: Military tuition assistance, G.I. Bill, Military Spouse
Career Advancement Account (MyCAA), Federal Student Aid programs

Mission & Description:

Institution Mission Statement:

Martinsburg College seeks to provide high quality distance learning programs to individuals who want to improve their personal and professional development and career growth opportunities.

Areas of Special Focus:
Business Administration, Medical Office Administration, Health Information Technology, Information Technology
Description of Institution: Martinsburg College provides performance oriented, skills-based educational programs to adults seeking to achieve improved levels of proficiency in a broad range of disciplines via distance learning.

Student Demographic Profile: Post-secondary adult learners

Courses/Programs/Degrees:
Associate of Science in Business Administration
Associate of Science in Integrated Technologies
Associate of Science in Healthcare Administration

Certificate programs in:
Medical Office Administration
Pharmacy Technician
Surgical Instrument Processing
Health Administration Technology
Medical Transcription
Computer Support Technology
Systems Administration
Systems Design
Digital Technology Integration
Computer Systems and Network Technologies
Financial Fundamentals and Bookkeeping
Project Management
Human Resources
Business Administration
Business Communications
Communications and Support Specialist
Professional Sales Skills
Corporate Team Building
Office Technology
Corporate Leadership
Technology Support Technician
Homeland Security

Average Program Tuition/Cost per credit hour:

Certificate programs: $222
Associate degree programs: $250

Success Indicators:

Average Completion/Graduation Rate for Students who completed within 150% of normal time: 68%
Please click here for completion rates by program.
Percentage of students surveyed who responded that they:
Achieved their learning goals: 98%
Would recommend the institution to a friend: 97%
Were satisfied with their studies: 98%