Regional Accreditation

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

Contact Bethel University at 325 Cherry Avenue, McKenzie, TN 38201 or call 731-352-4000 for questions about accreditation, and the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for complaints about the accreditation of Bethel University.  

Program Specific Accreditations

Nursing -- Bethel's Bachelor of Science in Nursing and RN-BSN programs are accredited by the: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791. 

Athletic Training -- Bethel's Athletic Training Program (AT Program) was officially Accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) in fall of 2015. 

Physician Assistant Program -- The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to Bethel's Physician Assistant Program. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.