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Accreditations of Academic Programs

The University of South Carolina is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associates, Baccalaureate, Masters, and Doctorate degrees.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at:

1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097

or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of South Carolina.


The Moore School of Business
  • American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business

School of Law

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of American Law Schools

School of Medicine

  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and the American Board of Genetic Counseling
  • Council on Rehabilitation Education
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education of the American Medical Association - Association of American Medical Colleges

School of Music

  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
The Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health
  • Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration
  • American Board for Engineering and Technology
  • Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech Language-Hearing Association
  • Council on Education for Public Health
  • National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
College of Education
  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • American Association of Adult and Continuing Education Commission of Professors
  • Association for Childhood Education International
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs - Joint Review Committee--Athletic Training
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Other Related Educational Programs
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • International Reading Association
  • International Society for Technology in Education
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals
  • National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • National Council for the Social Studies
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • National Science Teacher Association
College of Engineering and Information Technology
  • Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Administration
  • Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration
College of Liberal Arts
  • American Psychological Association
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre
  • National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • University Resident/Theatre Association
College of Mass Communications and Information Studies
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications
  • American Library Association
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
College of Nursing
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
College of Pharmacy
  • American Council on Pharmaceutical Education
College of Science and Mathematics
  • American Chemical Society
College of Social Work
  • Council on Social Work Education