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History of Accreditations

Georgia State has been accredited by the regional collegiate accrediting agency, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, since 1952. The last reaffirmation visitation was in 1998. The various colleges and departments are also accredited by a range of academic and professional bodies. They include:

College of Arts & Sciences

  • • National Association of Schools of Arts & Design
  • • American Chemical Society
  • • National Association of Music
  • • American Psychological Association

J. Mack Robinson College of Business

  • • American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business
  • • Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration

College of Education

  • • National Council for Accreditation of Technical Education
  • • American Psychological Association
  • • American Speech Language Hearing Association
  • • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • • National Association for Business Teacher Education
  • • Professional Standards Commission
  • • University Council for Educational Administration
  • • Council on Rehabilitation Education

College of Health and Human Sciences

  • • American Dietetic Association
  • • Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation
  • • National League for Nursing, the Georgia Board of Nursing
  • • Physical Therapy Association Commission on Accreditation
  • • Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation

College of Law

  • • American Bar Association
  • • American Association of Law Schools

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies

  • • Council on Social Work Education
  • • National Association of Schools and Public Affairs and Administration
  • • Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration