The University of North Alabama is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and education specialist 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 North Alabama.
Interested parties may contact the Commission on Colleges to learn about the accreditation status of UNA, to file a third-party comment at the time of the University’s decennial review (the next review by the Commission on Colleges is in 2011-2012), or to file a complaint against the University for alleged non-compliance with a SACSCOC standard or requirement. Normal inquiries about the University of North Alabama, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to the University and not to the SACS Commission on Colleges. To contact the University call 256-765-4258, or write to: Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of North Alabama, UNA Box 5041, Florence, AL 35632-0001. To locate contact information for individual departments, see the campus directory at: http://www.una.edu/directory/.
The College of Education at the University of North Alabama is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs at the University of North Alabama. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.
The Council on Social Work Education (Baccalaureate)
The National Association of Schools of Music
The National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036; Telephone (202) 887-6791
The Community Counseling (M.A.) and the School Counseling (M.A.Ed.) graduate programs in the Department of Counselor Education are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) under the 2001 Standards
The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Hygiene are accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ASAC) of ABET, Inc. 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202; Telephone (410) 347-7700
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
The Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202; Telephone (410) 347-7700
The American Chemical Society
National Kitchen and Bath Association
A Literary Landmark by the Friends of Libraries USA