Accreditation Resources

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, and 2008.  AUM submitted its Fifth-Year Interim Report in March 2014 and will be up for reaccreditation in 2018.

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

School 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 and master level programs which prepare elementary and secondary school teachers. Their last site visit was in November, 2013.

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), 2010-2018, Includes Master of Counseling Education in fields of study Community Counseling and School Counseling; Last Visit was January 27, 2010. 

School of Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Includes Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2012-2022, with the last site visit in April, 2012.  Additionally, the Master of Nursing  is accredited from 2015 to  2020, with the last site visit occurring in October 2009.

School of Science National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 2013-2020; Includes Bachelor of Science Biology, Medical Laboratory Sciences Concentration. Last site visit was April 11, 2013.

Network of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), (2014-2021) The Master of Public Administration is accredited. Their latest site visit was in March, 2014.

American Bar Association (2008-2015 Approved (not accredited).  Master of Science in Justice and Public Safety (Legal Studies Concentration with ABA Approved Paralegal Certificate), Bachelor of Science in Justice and Public Safety (Legal Studies Concentration).  Their last site visit was September, 2009. 


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