SACSCOC Accreditation | AUM

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, 2008 and 2018, accreditation was reaffirmed by the Southern Association. AUM will be up for reaffirmation in 2028.

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, 2008 and 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: http://www.sacscoc.org.

Auburn University at Montgomery Nationally Recognized Program Accreditation

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), 2014–2021, includes the college’s undergraduate (BSBA) and graduate (MBA and MSMIS) programs with the last site visit February 2019.  2021-2026 discipline-specific accreditation in Accounting (BSBA in Accounting and MAcc) with its last site visit February 2019.

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), 2014-2021, The Master of Public Administration is accredited. The next site visit is scheduled for 2021.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Includes Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2012-2022. Last site visit was in 2012. The initial accreditation site visit from CCNE for the Master of Science in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice is scheduled for February 26, 2020.

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 2013-2020, includes Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science. Last site visit was in September 2019. The program anticipates reaffirmation in 2020.

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE/CAEP), 2014–2020, includes teacher preparation programs at all levels. The next CAEP site visit is October 2020.

American Bar Association (2015-2022).  ABA-Approved Programs: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Legal Studies Concentration; and Minor in Legal Studies. Students may earn an ABA-approved paralegal certificate in both programs. The most recent site visit was completed in January 2016.

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), 2018-2026, includes Master of Counseling Education in the fields of Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling; Last visit was October 14-17, 2018.

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