SACSCOC Accreditation

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. In 1973 AUM was first accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. In 1978, 1988, 1998 and most recently in 2008, accreditation was reaffirmed by the Southern Association. AUM will be up for reaffirmation in 2018.

Interested parties may contact the Commission on Colleges with questions and comments about the accreditation status of AUM, or to file a complaint against the University for alleged non-compliance with a SACSCOC standard or requirement at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500, or website: http://www.sacscoc.org.

Questions or complaints related to admissions, programs, financial aid and practices of AUM should be directed to the university’s offices, publications, or websites and not to the Commission on Colleges.  To locate contact information for individual departments, see “Search by Department” at http://www.aum.edu/peoplefinder. Comments can also be directed to the Provost Office, P.O. Box 244023 Montgomery, AL 36124.

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 SACS in 1978, 1988, 1998, and 2008.  AUM submitted its Fifth-Year Interim Report in March 2014.

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: http://www.sacscoc.org.

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 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 2015-2020, 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 Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) (2014-2021) The Master of Public Administration is accredited.The next site visit will be Spring 2021.

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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