Institutional Accreditation

The goal of institutional accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality. Tuskegee University is accredited institutionally by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Year of Initial Accreditation: 1933
Year of Most Recent Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2008
Year of Next Reaffirmation Decision: 2018 [read more]

Specialized Accreditations

In addition to institutional accreditation, several academic units and/or degree programs in specialized fields or disciplines also have accrediting bodies. Such specialized accreditation is under the purview of the respective academic programs.

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics: Dietetics program; College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET): Computer Science program, Andrew F. Brimmer College of Business and Information Science; College of Engineering
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN): Department of Nursing, School of Nursing and Allied Health
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE): Occupational Therapy program, School of Nursing and Allied Health
  • American Council for Construction Education (ACCE): Construction Science program; Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education: College of Veterinary Medicine
  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, International: Andrew F. Brimmer College of Business and Information Science
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP): School of Education
  • National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS): Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program, School of Nursing and Allied Health
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB): Architecture program, Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science