University of North Georgia is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master, education specialist, and doctor of physical therapy degrees and pre-baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, and post-master certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of University of North Georgia.


In addition to accreditation by SACSCOC, which applies to the entire institution, the following programs at University of North Georgia are accredited or approved by discipline-specific agencies.


Discipline-Specific Accrediting/Approval Agencies




American Bar Association

740 15th Street, NW

Certificate in Paralegal


Washington, DC 20005

A.A.S. Paralegal



B.A.S. Paralegal


American Chemical Society

1155 Sixteenth Street, NW

B.S. Chemistry


Washington, DC 20036




Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business   International

777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750

All business programs in the Mike Cottrell College of Business


Tampa, FL 33602




Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education

1415 Haney Street, Suite 200

B.S. Athletic Training


Omaha, NE 68102




Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education for   the American Physical Therapy Association

1111 North Fairfax Street

Doctor of Physical Therapy


Alexandria, VA 22314




Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related   Educational Programs

1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510

M. S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling


Alexandria, VA 22314




Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

2010 Massachusetts   Ave NW, Suite 500

All programs in the College of Education


Washington, DC 20036




Council for Standards in Human Service Education


3337 Duke Street

B.A. Human Services Delivery Administration


 Alexandria, VA 22314




Georgia Board of Nursing

237 Coliseum Drive

A.S. Nursing


Macon, GA 31217-3858

B.S. Nursing




Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC)

200 Piedmont Avenue

All programs in the College of Education


Suite 1702


Atlanta, GA 30334-9032




National Association of School of Art and Design

11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21

B.A. Art*


Reston, VA 20190-5248

B.S. Art Education*



B.S Art Marketing*


M.A.T. Art*


National Association of School of Music

11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21

B.A. Music*


Reston, VA 20190-5248

Master of Music*



B.S. Music Education*


National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

1906 Association Drive

B.S. Math Education (6-12)


Reston, VA 20191




National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850

All nursing programs


Atlanta, GA 30326




*These degree programs currently have applications for accreditation in process.