Millsaps College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science, Master of Accountancy, and Master of Business Administration. 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 status of Millsaps College. Routine inquiries about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, and educational programs should be addressed directly to the institution and not to the Commission’s office.
The Provost and Dean of the College is responsible for identifying potential substantive change issues relative to SACSCOC accreditation and for filing all appropriate requests and notifications on behalf of the college. The Provost’s unique perspective as a member of Executive Staff, Cabinet, Academic Council, Curriculum Committee and Compass Curriculum Council, while serving as the Chief Academic Officer, provides insight into all of the college’s activities with accreditation implications.
In addition, the College is approved by the American Association of University Women and the University Senate of the United Methodist Church.
The business programs offered by the Else School of Management at Millsaps College are accredited by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).
The Millsaps College Teacher Preparation Program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the Mississippi Department of Education. This accreditation allows students who complete licensure requirements to teach within or outside the State of Mississippi.
The Millsaps College Department of Chemistry is accredited through the American Chemical Society (ACS) to offer the ACS degree certification. The ACS certified degree provides more in-depth training for those students who wish to pursue graduate studies in chemistry or other advanced studies. To receive the ACS certification, the student must maintain a 2.50 GPA in chemistry and complete certain courses that are listed in the Millsaps College Catalog.
Copies of any of these documents may be requested by writing the senior vice president and dean of the College.