Undergraduate Catalog

This is an archived copy of the 2020-2021 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit catalog.jsu.edu.


Jacksonville State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral 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 Jacksonville State University.

In addition to JSU's regional accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s, education specialist, and doctoral degrees, the university offers many programs that have received specialized accreditation from state, regional and/or national professional associations and boards.  The names, addresses and phone numbers are listed below:

AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
777 South Harbour Island Blvd, Suite 750
Tampa, FL 33602
​Telephone: (813) 769-6500

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190
Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone: (800) 877-1600

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications
201 Bishop Hall
University of Mississippi
University, MS 38677
Telephone: (662) 915-5550

Alabama State Department of Education
50 North Ripley Street
P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36104
Telephone: (334) 694-4900

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
400 N. Columbus Street, Suite 202
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 706-4600

Association for Behavior Analysis International Accreditation Board
550 W. Centre Ave
Portage, MI 49024
Telephone: (269) 492-9310

The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering
701 Exposition Place, Suite 206
Raleigh, NC 27615
Telephone: (919) 635-8335

Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.
13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320
Gainesville, Virginia 20155
Telephone: (703) 352-4225

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care1
264 Precision Boulevard
Telford, TN 37690
Telephone: (817) 283-2835

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: (202) 887-6791

Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Telephone: (410) 347-7700

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
500 Montgomery Street, Suite 350
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 535-5990

Council on Social Work Education
1701 Duke Street, Suite 200
Alexandria VA 22314-3457
Telephone: (703) 683 -8080

National Association of Public Affairs and Administration
1029 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005-3517
Telephone: (202) 628-8965

National Association of Schools of Art and Design
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
Telephone: (703) 437-0700

National Association of Schools of Music
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
Telephone: (703) 437-0700

National Association of Schools of Theatre
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
Telephone: (703) 437-0700

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
1140 19th Street, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: (202) 223-0077