Accreditation and Memberships

North Georgia College & State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate of science in nursing degree, the bachelor of arts degree, the bachelor of business administration degree, the bachelor of science degree, the bachelor of science in nursing degree, the master of arts degree, the master of arts in international affairs degree, the master of arts in teaching degree, the master of business administration, the master of education degree, the master of music degree, the master of science degree, the master of public administration degree, the education specialist in school leadership degree, and the doctorate in physical therapy. C ontact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of North Georgia College & State University.

North Georgia College & State University's master of science with a major in nursing degree is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 61 Broadway, 33rd Floor, New York, NY, 10006; telephone 1-800-669-1656, ext. 153. The university's teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, 2010 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036-1023; telephone 202-466-7496, and are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, Two Peachtree Street, Suite 6000, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3141. The doctor in physical therapy degree is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1488; telephone 703-706-3245. The master of science degree in community counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-535-5990.