Who Accredits Samford?

Samford University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1920 - Current).

  • Programmatic Accredited: 13 programs
  • Accredited Internship/Residency Programs: 2 programs

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Institutional Accreditation

Samford University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1920 - Current). Below table shows the institutional accreditation at Samford University with agency information and accredited period.
Institutional Accreditation for Samford University
AgencyAccreditation StatusAccredited Period
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on CollegesAccredited (1/1/1920 - Current)

Programmatic Accreditation

Samford University has 13 programmatic accredited programs. Below table list the programs with agency name and accredited period.
Programmatic Accreditation for Programs at Samford University
ProgramAgency NameAccreditation StatusAccredited Period
Clinical doctoral program in AudiologyAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language PathologyPre-accredited (7/1/2018 - Current)
Didactic Program in DieteticsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and DieteticsAccredited (10/24/2008 - Current)
Law (LAW) - Professional schoolsAmerican Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the BarAccredited (1/1/1949 - Current[Estimated Date])
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsNational Association of Schools of Music, Commission on AccreditationAccredited (9/1/1954 - 8/1/2014[Estimated Date])
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levelsCouncil on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational ProgramsAccredited (5/17/2003 - Current)
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levelsCommission on Collegiate Nursing EducationAccredited (4/4/2011 - Current)
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levelsCommission on Collegiate Nursing EducationAccredited (3/3/2000 - Current[Estimated Date])
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levelsCommission on Collegiate Nursing EducationAccredited (3/3/2000 - Current)
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programsAccreditation Council for Pharmacy EducationAccredited (6/27/1941 - Current)
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapistAmerican Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy EducationAccredited (5/2/2018 - Current)
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapistAmerican Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy EducationPre-accredited (4/29/2015 - Current)
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language PathologyPre-accredited (7/1/2015 - Current)
Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theologyCommission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological SchoolsAccredited (7/1/1996 - Current)

Internship and Residency Accreditation

Samford University has 2 internship/residency accredited programs. Below table list the programs with agency name and accredited period.
Internship and Residency Accreditation Programs at Samford University
ProgramAgency NameAccreditation StatusAccredited Period
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic InternshipAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and DieteticsPre-accredited (8/11/2014 - 7/27/2018[Estimated Date])
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic InternshipAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and DieteticsAccredited (7/27/2018 - Current[Estimated Date])

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