Georgia Gwinnett College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate 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 Georgia Gwinnett College. General inquiries about the institution, such as admissions requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be directed to Georgia Gwinnett College, not to the Commission's office.
In addition to regional accreditation, individual schools may pursue specialized accreditation for their degree programs.
GGC's School of Business is pursuing accreditation from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). AACSB International is a global, nonprofit membership organization of educational institutions, businesses, and other entities devoted to the advancement of management education.
The School of Business began this process in July 2009 by joining AACSB International as a non-accredited member. The faculty and staff are excited to be engaged in the process of demonstrating that our program meets the high quality standards expected by AACSB. Our milestones to date are:
|September 2017||Final draft of Self-Evaluation Report (SER) submitted to AACSB Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC).|
|December 2016||AACSB Peer Review Team selected and scheduled for on campus visit in January 2018.|
|August 2016||AACSB's Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC) accepts the School's third progress report. The School is to proceed in applying for an initial accreditation visit and working on the Final Self-Evaluation Report (SER).|
|September 2015||AACSB's Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC) accepts the School's second progress report. The third progress report is due June 2016.|
|February 2015||AACSB's Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC) accepts the School's first progress report.|
|August 2014||AACSB Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC) accepts School's Standards Alignment Plan (SAP)|
|September 2013||AACSB assigns external mentor.|
|August 2013||AACSB's Initial Accreditation Committee (IAC) approves the School's application for initial eligibility to proceed with the pre-accreditation process.|
|July 2009||AACSB accepts the School of Business as a non-accredited member of AACSB International.|