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 degree, 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. Contact 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. Furthermore, the university is an accredited member of the Association of Military Colleges and Schools and the Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers.
North Georgia'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 athletic training education program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (2201 Double Creek Drive, Suite 5006, Round Rock, Texas 78664; telephone 512-733-9700). The bachelor of science in chemistry is accredited by the American Chemical Society (1155 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036; telephone 800-227-5558). The associate's and bachelor's degree programs in nursing are approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing. The master's degree, bachelor's and associate's degree program are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30326). The Mike Cottrell School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business --AACSB International (777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750, Tampa, Florida 33602-5730; telephone 813-769-6500). The master of science degree in clinical mental health counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone 703-535-5990). The doctorate in physical therapy degree is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education for the American Physical Therapy Association (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314-1488; telephone 703-684-2782).