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SACSCOC Accreditation

Auburn University at Montgomery is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, educational specialists, and doctoral degrees. Auburn University at Montgomery also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Auburn University at Montgomery may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

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 SACSCOC. AUM will be up for reaffirmation in 2028.

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.

Nationally Recognized Program Accreditation

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), 2021–2026, includes the College of Business’ undergraduate (BSBA), graduate (MBA, MHA, and MSMIS) programs, and 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), 2021-2028, includes the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Master of Public Administration. The MPA program’s current seven-year accreditation ends August 31, 2028.

Council on Social Work Education, in candidacy and approved, includes the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences’ Bachelor of Social Work.

American Bar Association, approval through 2029, Interim report due January 2025.  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.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 2022-2032, all academic programs in the School of Nursing located in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).  The Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing program was re-accredited in 2022 for the full ten years until 2032 and the Master of Science in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs received initial accreditation in 2020 for five years until 2025 when these programs will be eligible for re-accreditation for ten years.

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 2020-2030, includes the College of Nursing & Health Sciences’ Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science. Last site visit was in September 2019 and the MLS program was awarded 10 year accreditation, April, 2020.

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), 2021–2028, includes teacher preparation programs at all levels.

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.

National Association for the Education of Young Children includes Early Childhood Education for Class A, M.Ed.

National Council of Teachers of English includes Secondary English Language Arts for Class A, M.Ed.

National Council of Teachers of English includes Secondary English Language Arts for Class B, Bachelors.

National Association for Sport and Physical Education includes Physical Education for Class A, M.Ed.

National Association for Sport and Physical Education includes Physical Education for Class B, Bachelors.

Accreditation

Questions and Comments

Contact the Commission

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, GA 30033-4097
404-679-4500
sacscoc.org

Contact AUM

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.

Comments can also be directed to:

Provost Office
P.O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124

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