Graduate Programs

Accreditation and Approvals

The University of Fairfax is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Additional accreditations, approvals and certifications include:

Accrediting Commission of DEAC
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Address and phone for DEAC:
1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808, Washington, DC 20036
P 202-234-5100 F 202-332-1386


SARA map

Additionally, University of Fairfax holds state authorizations in several states and as an approved SARA (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement) institution is able to enroll students from all U.S. states (except California and Massachusetts), as well as international students.


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia The University of Fairfax is certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia in accordance with the provisions of Title 23, Chapter 21.1 of the Code of Virginia. The University of Fairfax has been granted the "Certificate to Operate an Institution of Post- secondary Education" authorizing the University of Fairfax to offer degrees, courses for degree credit, or programs of study leading to a degree or certificate in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  »


Veterans Benefits
Veteran's Benefits Veterans and eligible persons who qualify for educational benefits under the Post 911/GI Bill and other GI Bill Chapters may be eligible for educational benefits while enrolled in educational programs offered by the University of Fairfax. UoF is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program.  »


Join the Cybersecurity Elite
U of F Cybersecurity Education Path

Education Path
Distinguish yourself and advance your cybersecurity career by following the University of Fairfax Online Cybersecurity Education Path. No matter which graduate program you pursue, all of your courses will explore relevant cybersecurity policy and management issues, and you will complete a cybersecurity project in each course. You can apply what you learn and make significant contributions in your workplace right away.
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