Mar 17, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Armstrong State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 909.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Armstrong State University.

Normal inquiries about Armstrong, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to Armstrong (912.344.2576) and not to the Commission.

The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

Armstrong State University programs have earned the following special purpose accreditations:

Chemistry—by the American Chemical Society Committee on Professional Training, subject to annual review.

Communication Sciences and Disorders—by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) for 2009-2016.

Computer Science—by the Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology for the period 2005-2017.

Health Services Administration—by the Commission of Accreditation on Healthcare Management Education for the period 2015-2018.

Medical Laboratory Science—by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) 5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119, 847.939.3597, 773.714.8880, Fax 773.714.8886,, for the period 2011-2018.

Music—by the National Association of Schools of Music for the period 2005-2015.

Nursing—The baccalaureate degree in nursing / master’s degree in nursing / Doctor of Nursing Practice and / or postgraduate APRN certificate at Armstrong State University Is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-877-6791.

Physical Therapy—by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: The program received initial accreditation in May 1997. Present accreditation continues through December 31, 2022.

Public Health—by the Council on Education for Public Health for the period 2015-2021.

Radiologic Sciences—tracks in radiography and radiation therapy—by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182 Tel: (312) 704-5300 for the period 2009-2017; track in nuclear medicine—by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology 2000 W. Danforth Rd. STE 130, #203, Edmond, OK 73003 (405) 285-0546 for the period 2011-2016; track in sonography—by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727.210.2350, Fax 727.210.2354, for the period 2015-2020.

Respiratory Therapy—by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021 (817) 283-2835 (817) 354-8519 for the period 2008-2018.

Teacher Education Programs—by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education [Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation] and the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for the period 2010-2018.