Accreditation

Athens State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Questions about the accreditation of Athens State University 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).

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
Phone: (404) 679-4500

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The College of Education at Athens State University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
2010 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, D.C., 20036
Phone: (202) 223-0077


The College of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the following business degrees:

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with majors in Accounting (including Accounting with Minor), Acquisition and Contract Management, Human Resource Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management (including Management with Minor), Management of Cybersecurity Operations (formerly Information Assurance), Management of Technology (including Management of Technology with Minor)

The Master of Science (M.S.) with a major in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, Kansas, 66213
Phone: (913) 339-9356


Athens State University is approved by the Alabama State Department of Education for the training of elementary, secondary, and postsecondary school teachers.

The Alabama State Department of Education is a member of the National Association of State Directors of Teachers Education Certification.


The B.S. in Computer Science degree program (excluding the concentration in Information Security) and the B.S. in Information Technology degree program are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.