College of Education Accreditation

Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC)

GaPSC logoThe Professional Standards Commission was created by the Georgia General Assembly as of July 1, 1991, to assume full responsibility for the certification, preparation, and conduct of certified, licensed, or permitted personnel employed in the public schools of the State of Georgia. The Commission is also responsible for the development and administration of teacher certification testing.

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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states.

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The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

CACREP logoBoth the Community Counseling and the School Counseling programs offered at Augusta University are approved by CACREP, which is an independent agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit master's degree programs in several specific counseling areas. The mission of CACREP is to promote the professional competence of counseling and related practitioners through the development of preparation standards, encouragement of excellence in program development, accreditation of professional preparation programs.

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