Tennessee Wesleyan University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters 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 Tennessee Wesleyan University.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. It serves as the common denominator of shared values and practices among the diverse institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Latin America and other international sites approved by the SACSCOC Board of Trustees that award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degrees. The Commission also accepts applications from other international institutions of higher education. (source: http://www.sacscoc.org/)
In addition, Tennessee Wesleyan’s programs have been approved by the the University Senate of the United Methodist Church.
TWU Education Preparation Provider and Specialty Area Programs are approved by the Tennessee State Board of Education, 710 James Robertson Parkway, 1st floor, Nashville, TN 37243. Phone: 615-741-2966.
The TWU Nursing Program is fully approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing, 665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd floor Nashville, TN 37243 , (615) 532-5166 or 1-800-778-4123 and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750 Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.
The TWU Social Work Program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE) Commission on Accreditation, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314-3457. Phone: 703-683-8080.
The TWU Master of Occupational Therapy Program is currently in Candidacy Status with ACOTE: Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD. 20814-3449. Phone: 301-652-6611 x2042