Kennesaw State University uses two types of accreditation, described below, as one measure demonstrating the quality of the institution and academic programs.

Regional Accreditation  

Image of SACSCOC Accredited Institution SealKennesaw State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees. Kennesaw State University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Kennesaw State University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

Program Accreditation

One indicator of the quality of academic degree programs is the review and approval of the program by Specialty Program Associations through the program accreditation process.  Many degree programs at KSU are accredited by programm accreditors, such as AACSB International, ABET, ACCE, CCNE, CSWE, CSHSE, NAAB, NASA, NASM, NAST, and NASPAA. Please click on the Accredited Programs link to  explore KSU's programs accredited by Specialty Program Associations.

Please direct accreditation questions to Dr. Leigh Funk, Assistant Vice President for Academic Excellence and SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison, at or 470-578-3315.