Accreditation

Trevecca Nazarene University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral 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 Trevecca Nazarene University.

Normal inquiries about Trevecca Nazarene University, such as admissions, financial aid, and educational programs should be addressed directly to the University and not to the Office of the Commission on Colleges. Interested constituents should contact the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools only if there is significant evidence of non-compliance with a standard or requirement.

The Teacher Education Unit of Trevecca Nazarene University is accredited at the national level by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The teaching majors offered in collaboration with other University departments are approved by the Tennessee State Board of Education and are part of the NCATE unit accreditation. The program was initially accredited by NCATE in 2009 and is scheduled for its next reaffirmation in 2013. Contact NCATE offices at 2010 Massachusetts, Ave. NW, Washington, D.C 20036, call 202-466-7496, or visit the website (http://www.ncate.org/tabid/176/Default.aspx) for questions about the accreditation of Trevecca Nazarene University.

Trevecca is a member of the Belmont University Partners in Nursing Consortium. As a part of this consortium, its Nursing Program is approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The University’s program was initially accredited through the partnership with Belmont by CCNE in 2007 and is scheduled for reaffirmation in 2017. Contact CCNE offices at Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, call 202-887-6791, or visit the agency’s website (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Accreditation/index.htm) for questions about the accreditation of Trevecca Nazarene University.

The University’s Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The University’s program was initially accredited by NASM in 1976, last reaffirmed in 2004, and is scheduled for reaffirmation in 2014. Contact NASM offices at 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190, call 703-437-0700, or visit the agency’s website (http://nasm.arts-accredit.org/index.jsp?page=List_Accredited_Members) for questions about the accreditation of Trevecca Nazarene University.

Trevecca Nazarene University’s Graduate Physician Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission for Physician Assistants (ARC-PA). The program was initially accredited by ARC-PA in 1978, last reaffirmed in 2009, and is scheduled for reaffirmation in 2013. Contact ARC-PA offices at 12000 Findley Road, Suite 150, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097, call 770-476-1224, or visit the agency’s website (http://www.arc-pa.org/acc_programs/) for questions about the accreditation of Trevecca Nazarene University.