- Augusta State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4500, extension 4504) to award associate's, bachelor's, master's and specialist's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or phone at 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of ASU.
- The purpose of publishing the commission's contact information is to enable interested parties 1) to learn about the accreditation status, 2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution's review, or 3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries about Augusta State, such as admission requirements, financial aid, etc., should be addressed directly to the institution and not to the commission.
Other accreditations include:
- All teacher education degree programs for elementary, special, secondary,
and P-12 teacher, administrator, counselors, and supervisors, are approved
by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and accredited by the
National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE).
- The Augusta State University Counselor Education Program gained accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) in July 2006. This accrediting body awards accreditation to counseling programs that meet their specific educational and professional standards. The Counselor Education Program has been developed and organized using professional guidelines and standards consistent with CACREP since its inception in 1991. Both the community counseling program and the school counseling program meet their respective standards and are CACREP-approved until re-accreditation is required in 2014.
- The Clinical/Counseling track of the master of science in psychology degree program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council (MPAC). It should be noted that the American Psychological Association (APA) does not accredit masters' programs.
- The Hull College of Business has achieved accreditation from AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business for all of its programs.
- In October 2009, the BSN program received approval for candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
- The music programs are accredited by the National Association of
Schools of Music.
- The art program is accredited by the National Association of Schools
of Art and Design
- The Maser of Public Administration degree program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.
- The Bachelor of Social Work program is accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.
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