Columbia College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's and master's degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Columbia College.
Columbia College is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance.
Founded in 1981, the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD) is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges, and universities with approximately 82 accredited institutional members. It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials for dance and dance-related disciplines, and provides assistance to institutions and individuals engaged in artistic, scholarly, educational, and other dance-related endeavors.
The Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) at Columbia College is accredited through the State Board of Education under the guidance of the 2022 Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) standards.
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Teacher Education programs are recognized by the following agencies:
Association for Childhood Education International (Elementary Education)
Association for Middle Level Education (Middle Level Education)
Council for Exceptional Children (Special Education)
National Association for the Education of Young Children (Early Childhood Education)
National Association of Schools of Dance (Dance Education)
National Council of Teachers of English (Secondary English Education)
South Carolina State Department of Education
Columbia College Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Founded in 1952, the Council on Social Work Education is the national association representing social work education in the United States. Its members include over 800 accredited baccalaureate and master’s degree social work programs, as well as individual social work educators, practitioners, and agencies dedicated to advancing quality social work education.