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


The music programs at Shorter University are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Teacher Education:

Teacher education programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.


The nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.