Accreditation

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

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


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 degree:

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with majors in Accounting, Acquisition and Contract Management, Enterprise Systems Management, Human Resource Management, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management, Management, and Management of Technology.

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.


Athens State University’s Accreditation Liaison is Dr. Jackie Smith.
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Jackie Smith

Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
Phone:256-233-8102 Phone:256-233-8102 Email:Jackie.Smith@athens.edu
Department:Office of the Provost
Office:

McCandless Hall, Room 302