San Bernardino Valley College is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and offers academic programs from 12 divisions including Business and Information Technology; Criminal Justice; Health Science; Humanities; Visual, Performing & Media Arts; Science; Social Science & Human Development; Technical; Transportation; Physical Education & Athletics; Math; and, Learning Resources. Students enrolled in these programs earn either associate degrees or certificates.
The two-year associate degrees are designed to help students enter the workforce or to be used as a foundation for transferring to four-year institutions. There are many technical certificates to earn for students eager to enter the workforce. These programs are completed in less than two years and provides real-world knowledge to use for acquiring entry-level positions.
In addition, San Bernardino Valley College offers an honors program, an online college, and telecourses. The honors program provides a rigorous learning environment for academically challenged students. Once students complete the honors program they may transfer to larger four-year universities to further their education. The online college program gives students a flexible learning experience that requires minimal on-campus meetings. Students may enroll in online programs to earn associate degrees. Telecourses are televised classes aired on a cable channel to instruct and deliver classroom lectures.