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.
More information concerning SACSCOC can be found at www.sacscoc.org.
Questions concerning the accreditation of Athens State University can be obtained by writing to the following address or contacting by phone.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
Phone: (404) 679-4500
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.
Athens State University’s CAEP and state-accredited programs can be found here:
Athens State COE programs leading to teacher certification are accredited based on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Standards for the term Spring 2022 – Spring 2029. The next site review will take place in Fall 2028.
The link below is to a copy of our Action Report: