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Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness

Institutional and Program Memberships

Distance Education

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

GNPEC authorizes Spelman College to offer courses to Georgia residents via distance education and to U.S. residents outside the state of Georgia through the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

As an NC-SARA member institution, Spelman College provides distance education to students in 48 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The State of California is not an NC-SARA member, but the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education has authorized Spelman College to provide distance education to California residents. For students in online programs, access the institutional policy on student complaints.

 

Chemistry

American Chemical Society

The Spelman Chemistry program is approved by the American Chemical Society to offer bachelor’s degrees.

 

Education

Georgia Professional Standards Commission

In additional to national accreditation through CAEP/NCATE, the teacher preparation programs are also approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GAPSC). The national accreditation and state approvals recognize that our education programs have met both national and state professional standards for the preparation of educators.

 

Contact Us

Institutional Effectiveness
404-270-5025
mburnett@spelman.edu
350 Spelman Lane
Box 1516
Atlanta, GA 30314

 

Accreditation

Spelman College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate 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 Spelman College.