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Accreditation Resources

National Accreditations

Established in 1967, Auburn University at Montgomery offered its first classes in 1969, and moved to its current 500-acre campus in east Montgomery in 1971. AUM was accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges, in 1973 and was reaffirmed by SACSCOC in 1978, 1988, 1998, 2008 and 2018. AUM will be up for reaccreditation in 2028.

Auburn University at Montgomery is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist and doctoral degrees. For questions about the accreditation of Auburn University at Montgomery, contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500, or website:

Auburn University at Montgomery Nationally Recognized Program Accreditation

College of Business Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), 2015 – 2020: Accredited since 1978, includes the entire College of Business, including Accounting; Last Visit was in February 2014

College of Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE/CAEP), 2014 – 2020; accredited since 1983, includes Bachelor, Master and Education Specialist level programs which prepare elementary and secondary school teachers. Their last site visit was in November, 2013.

College of Education Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), 2018-2026, (8 years) includes the Masters of Counselor Education in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The Last CACREP visit was October 14-17, 2018. The Education Specialist, Ed.S., coursework is approved via the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling.

College of Nursing and Health Sciences Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE); Includes Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2012-2022, with the last site visit in April, 2012.

College of Nursing and Health Sciences National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 2013-2020; Includes Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program Last site visit was April 11, 2013.

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Network of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), (2014-2021); includes the Master of Public Administration is accredited. Their latest site visit was in March, 2014.

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences American Bar Association (2015-2022); ABA approved Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (Legal Studies Concentration). Their last site visit was January 2016.