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), 2014–2021 includes the college’s undergraduate and graduate programs as well as the discipline-specific accreditation in accounting with last site visit February 2014

College of Education
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE/CAEP), 2014–2020, includes bachelor and master level programs that prepare elementary and secondary school teachers. Last site visit 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. 

College of Nursing and Health Science
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Includes Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2012-2022. Last site visit 2012. The Joint Master of Nursing program with Auburn University is accredited 2015-2020. Last site visit 2014. A teach-out plan has been submitted to SACSCOC to close this joint program.

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

College of Public Policy and Justice
Network of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), (current name) (2014-2021) The Master of Public Administration is accredited. 2014-2020 self-study submitted 2013.

American Bar Association (ABA) (2015 - 2022). The programs listed below have been "approved by" not accredited by ABA.
Master of Science in Justice and Public Safety, Legal Studies Option, with ABA-Approved Paralegal Certificate; Bachelor of Science in Justice and Public Safety, Legal Studies Track, with ABA-Approved Paralegal Certificate.

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