SACSCOC related information
Institutional Regional Accreditation
Fayetteville State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Fayetteville State University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) is the body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. Accreditation is a process of external quality review used by higher education to scrutinize colleges, universities, and educational programs for quality assurance and quality improvement.
SACSCOC Mission Statement
The mission of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is to assure the educational quality and improve the effectiveness of its member institutions.
To serve as the premier model for shaping and ensuring the quality of higher education throughout the world.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has six core values. They are:
- Peer Review/Self-regulation
- Student Learning
- Continuous Quality Improvement
Academic Programmatic or
In addition to institutional accreditation, academic programs may be accredited through programmatic or "specialized" accrediting agencies. Specialized or programmatic accreditation focuses on a single educational program and is related to a specific discipline. The following lists programs at Fayetteville State University with specialized accreditations.
|AACSB Accreditation-Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business||Broadwell College of Business and Economics||2016 - 2017||2021 - 2022|
|FEPAC Accreditation-Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission||Forensic Science Program and FSU Forensic Science with Biology Concentration||Jan. 2017||Mar. 2021|
|National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency Accreditation||GEOINT Certificate Program||Nov. 2013|
|NC Department of Public Instruction Program Approval||College of Education||Mar. 2022|
|NAEYC Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs||Birth-to-Kindergarten Education (B-K) and Birth-to-Kindergarten Non-Teaching||Apr. 2018||Mar. 2025|
|ABET Accreditation-Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology||Computer Science Programs|
|Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)||College of Education||Mar. 2022|
|NASM Accreditation-National Association of Schools of Music||Music Program||2016||2026 - 2027|
|NASAD Accreditation - National Association of Art and Design||Art Program||2013||2020 - 2021|
|NCSBN Accreditation-National Council of State Boards of Nursing||Nursing Program||Nov. 2014||Nov. 2025|
|CCNE Accreditation-Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education||Nursing Program||Nov. 2014||Nov. 2025|
|CSWE Accreditation-Council of Social Work Education||BSW and MSW programs||BSW Program 2-10-19
MSW Program 2-11-19