The University of West Georgia (UWG) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master, educational specialist and doctoral degrees. As a member of the Class of 2014 Track B institutions, UWG's accreditation was reaffirmed by SACSCOC on December 7, 2014. UWG's next reaffirmation will be in 2024. For questions regarding the accreditation of UWG by SACSCOC, please contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or via phone at (404) 679-4500.

重庆欢乐生肖官方网址Please note: The purpose of publishing the Commission’s contact information is to enable interested constituents to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirements. However, inquiries about UWG, such as admission requirements, financial aid, education programs, etc., should be addressed directly with UWG - not via the Commission’s office.

重庆欢乐生肖官方网址For questions about this process, please contact:

Dr. Catherine Jenks, Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment, and SACSCOC Liaison: cjenks@westga.edu重庆欢乐生肖官方网址 

UWG Accreditations and Approvals

External Accreditation/Approval for UWG Degree Programs

External Accrediting/Approval Agency UWG Department(s) and College(s) * UWG Degree Program(s)
 (Approved Program) Chemistry, College of Science and Mathematics
  • BS Chemistry
Richards College of Business Departments:
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing and Real Estate
  • MBA (Dean's Office)
  • BBA Accounting
  • BBA Finance
  • MPAcc
  • BBA Economics
  • BBA Management 
  • BBA Management Information Systems
  • BBA Marketing
  • BBA Real Estate
Computer Science, College OF Science and Mathematics
  • BS Computer Science
  Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling, College Of Education 
  • MED Professional Counseling
  • EdS Professional Counseling
  • EdD Professional Counseling and Supervision
 PDF Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling, College Of Education
  • BSEd Speech Language Pathology
  • MED Speech Language Pathology
  Nursing, Tanner Health System School Of Nursing 
  • BSN Nursing
  • MSN Nursing
  PDF Nursing, Tanner Health System School Of Nursing
  • BSN Nursing
 Art, College of Arts and Humanities
  • BA Art
  • BFA Art
   Music, College of Arts and Humanities
  • BM Music
  • MM Music
   Theatre, College of Arts and Humanities
  • BA Theatre
  • BFA Theatre
Political Science, College of Social Sciences  
  • MPA Public Administration

External Accreditation/Approval for UWG Degree Programs

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:  (Approved Program)
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Chemistry, College of Science and Mathematics
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BS Chemistry

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Richards College of Business Departments:

    • Accounting and Finance
    • Economics
    • Management
    • Management Information Systems
    • Marketing and Real Estate

    UWG Degree Program(s):
    • MBA (Dean's Office)
    • BBA Accounting
    • BBA Finance
    • MPAcc
    • BBA Economics
    • BBA Management 
    • BBA Management Information Systems
    • BBA Marketing
    • BBA Real Estate

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Computer Science, College OF Science and Mathematics
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BS Computer Science

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:  
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling, College Of Education 
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • MED Professional Counseling
    • EdS Professional Counseling
    • EdD Professional Counseling and Supervision

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:  PDF
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling, College Of Education
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BSEd Speech Language Pathology
    • MED Speech Language Pathology

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:  
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Nursing, Tanner Health System School Of Nursing 
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BSN Nursing
    • MSN Nursing

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:   PDF
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Nursing, Tanner Health System School Of Nursing
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BSN Nursing

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *:  Art, College of Arts and Humanities
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BA Art
    • BFA Art

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:  
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *:  Music, College of Arts and Humanities
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BM Music
    • MM Music

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:  
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *:  Theatre, College of Arts and Humanities
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BA Theatre
    • BFA Theatre

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Political Science, College of Social Sciences
    UWG Degree Program(s):  

    • MPA Public Administration


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