Health and Human Sciences Building
4121 Little Savannah Road
Cullowhee, NC 28723
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Program Accreditation

Western Carolina University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools ( to award bachelor's, master's, education specialist, and doctor's 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 Western Carolina University.

In addition to this institutional accreditation, other program specific accreditations, approvals, certifications, endorsements, and memberships in the College of Health and Human Sciences are as follows:

  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Science and Protection
  • North Carolina Board of Nursing
  • North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission

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