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Accreditations


Grambling State University is accredited by / is a candidate for accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters,  and doctorate 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 Grambling State University. 

Grambling State University has 46 accredited programs, of which, 95.7% of all degree programs and 100% of all graduate degree programs are accredited. 

Grambling is accredited by 18 separate accrediting associations, a member in good standing in 20 organizations and is 100% accredited in all of the programs required by the Louisiana Board of Regents. 
During spring 2010, Grambling underwent reaffirmation of accreditations or reviews by the following associations:

  • International Association Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

The following list provides Grambling’s currently accredited programs as well as associations in which Grambling is a member in good-standing.

Accredited Programs

Degree Degree Subject Area Accrediting Agency
BA Mass Communication Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC)
BS Computer Information Systems AACSB: The International Association for Management Education
BS Computer Science Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
EDD Curriculum and Instruction National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
EDD Educational Leadership National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Special Education (Pre Non-Cat Early Child Dual) National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Special Education (Mild/Mod Elem Dual) National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Special Education (Mild/Moderate Secondary) National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Elementary Education,GR 1-5 National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
MS Elementary Education, General National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Early Childhood Education, PK-3 National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
MS Early Childhood Education, General National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Art Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS English Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Engineering Tech Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Music Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Health & Physical Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Social Studies Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS French Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Communication and Theatre Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
BS Secondary Education-Science & Mathematics National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
MS Developmental Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
EDD Developmental Education National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
MPA Public Administration National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
BA Social Work Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
MSW Social Work Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
BA Theatre National Association of School of Theatre (NAST)
BA Applied Music-Performance National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
BSN Nursing Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
BS Management AACSB: The International Association for Management Education
BS Accounting AACSB: The International Association for Management Education
BS Economics AACSB: The International Association for Management Education
BS Marketing AACSB: The International Association for Management Education
BS Chemistry American Chemical Society (ACS)
BS Electronics Engineering Technology Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
BS Drafting Design Engineering Technology Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

 

International Accreditation
  Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
  AACSB International:  The International Association for Management Education

National Accreditation
  American Association for Leisure and Recreation Council on Accreditation (AALR)
  American Chemical Society (ACS)
  Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (BSW/MSW)
  Computing Science Accreditation Board (CSAB)
  Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
  National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Regional Accreditation
  Southern Association or Colleges and Schools (SACS)

Other
  National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Association Memberships
  American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  American Council on Education
  American Institute of Biological Sciences
  Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors
  Association of Institutional Research
  Conference of Louisiana College and Universities
  Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
  Council of Graduate Schools
  Council on Historically Black Graduate Schools
  Louisiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  Louisiana Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  Louisiana Campus Compact
  Louisiana Collegiate Honors Council
  National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
  National Association of College Deans, Registrars, and Admissions Officers
  National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work
  National Collegiate Athletic Association
  Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers