William Carey University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor, master, education 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 William Carey University.
All normal inquiries regarding the operation of the university, including admissions, financial aid, educational programs, and other operational matters should be addressed directly to the university and not to the Commission. The Commission should be contacted only if there is evidence of significant non-compliance with the requirements or standards for accreditation.
William Carey University has received accreditation status for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees at the listed locations are accredited by the IACBE: 1) Master of Business Administration (Hattiesburg and Tradition); 2) Bachelor of Science in Business with a major in business administration and concentrations in accounting and finance (Hattiesburg); 3) Bachelor of Science in Business with a major in business administration and concentrations in computer information systems and management/marketing (Hattiesburg and Tradition); and Bachelor of Science in Business with a major in business administration and a concentration in workforce training and management (Tradition).
The School of Education at William Carey University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), www.caepnet.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs on the Hattiesburg and Tradition campuses. The accreditation does not include individual education courses offered by the institution for P-12 educators for professional development, license renewal, or other purposes.
The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) received full accreditation on May 3, 2014 by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Contact the Commission on Osteopathic Colleges at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611 for more information about the accreditation of William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
The Donald and Frances Winters School of Music and Ministry Studies is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The music therapy program is accredited by the American Music Therapy Association.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing and the master's degree in nursing at William Carey University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791; by the Board of Trustees, and the Institutes of Higher Learning of the State of Mississippi.
The Physical Therapy Program at William Carey University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22305-3085; telephone 703-706-3245; email firstname.lastname@example.org website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 601-318-6584 or email email@example.com.
Health Information Management
The Health Information Management (HIM) Baccalaureate Degree Program received Initial Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) on March 21, 2018.
William Carey University School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603, 312/664-3575; FAX 866/228-2631, web site www.acpe-accredit.org
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