Accreditation

Nicholls State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master and 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 Nicholls State University.

Academic, College, Departmental, and Program

College of Business Administration

The College of Business Administration’s baccalaureate and master’s degrees are accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

College of Business Administration — Accounting

The Accounting Program in the College of Business Administration’s is separately accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences — Psychology Specialization

The specialist degree program in School Psychology has the full approval of the National Association of School Psychologists.

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences — Family and Consumer Sciences

The Family and Consumer Sciences degree program is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Council for Accreditation.

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences — Clincal MEntal Health and School Counseling

The Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling Programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Department of Mass Communication

The Department of Mass Communication is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.

Division of Art

The Division of Art is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, which has fully approved its degree program in Art.

Dietetics Program

The Dietetics program and the Graduate Certificate in Dietetics is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Chemistry

The degree program in Chemistry is approved by the American Chemical Society Committee on Professional Training.

Music

Degree programs in Music are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

College of Nursing

In the College of Nursing, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing Programs are approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing and are nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The Continuing Nursing Education Program is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Petroleum Services

The Petroleum Services program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering.

Geomatics

The Geomatics program is accredited by the American Board for Engineering and Technology.

Tutorial and Academic Enhancement Center

The Tutorial and Academic Enhancement Center is certified by the College Reading and Learning Association.