Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

The University of South Carolina Beaufort is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and associate 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 Beaufort.  

 

Academic Program Accreditation

The Department of Education

The Department of Education at the University of South Carolina Beaufort is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org.  This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs in the Department of Education at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.  However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.

  • Also accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

The Department of Nursing and Health Professions

The baccalaureate nursing program at the University of South Carolina Beaufort is accredited by the Commissions on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).