Tusculum University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission onSACSCOC Stamp Color Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters 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 Tusculum University.


Additional Accreditations

  • College of Business – Programs in Tusculum University’s College of Business are accredited by ACBSP. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accreditation includes Tusculum University’s online and residential Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration degree programs.
  • College of Education – Tusculum University’s teacher education programs are approved by the Tennessee State Board of Education for licensure in Tennessee. Tusculum has not determined whether its curriculum meets the licensure requirements of other states.
  • College of Nursing – The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) have received full approval by the Tennessee Board of Nursing for licensure in Tennessee. Students interested in practicing in other states should contact that state’s licensing agency. The baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN), master’s degree program in nursing (MSN) and/or post-graduate APRN certificate program at Tusculum University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 201-887-6791.

For more information about program accreditation, please contact the dean for the college that houses the program.

College of Business

Dr. Jacob Fait

College of Education

Dr. Tricia Hunsader
(423)636-7300 ext. 5227

College of Nursing

Dr. Susan Wall