Maintaining High Academic Standards
St. Edward’s University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. St. Edward’s University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.
Questions about the accreditation of St. Edward's 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 (www.sacscoc.org).
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 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 commission that award associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees.
The Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
The MAC (Master of Arts in Counseling) program is accredited by CACREP.
The Bill Munday School of Business is accredited by AACSB International.
Additionally, the university is a member of major professional organizations, including the following:
- Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
- Council of Independent Colleges
- Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
- Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas
- National Association of College Admission Counselors
- National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
- Texas Association of Colleges of Teacher Education
Professional Licensure Disclosures
St. Edward’s University offers degree programs that may lead to professional licensure and/or certification that may be global, national, or state-specific, in accounting, applied behavioral analysis, counseling, forensic science, kinesiology, nursing, social work, and teacher education. If you currently live in a state other than Texas or intend to move to a state other than Texas and use the education completed at St. Edward’s to attain professional licensure, be aware that there may be additional state-specific requirements. Please contact the appropriate state administering body for information on these requirements.
Information about licenses for different occupations can be found at License Finder | CareerOneStop. If you currently live in a state other than Texas or intend to move to a state other than Texas and use the education completed at St. Edward’s University, state-level information can also be found at Professional Licensure Directory | NC-SARA.