Regional Accreditation


Bethel University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 3033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Bethel University.

General questions about the accreditation of Bethel University may be addressed to Dr. Phyllis Campbell, Chief Academic and Compliance Officer, (731) 352-4046 or

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. 

Contact Us -- 731-352-6499

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.