Accreditation matters! Winthrop University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters, and specialist degrees.  

Learn more about making informed educational choices as noted in the Council for Higher Education Accreditation brochure.


Specialized and National Accreditions of Graduate Programs


 AACSB     Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International

 ACEND     Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

 CACREP   Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs 

 CSWE       Council on Social Work Education

 NAEYC      National Association of the Education of Young Children

 NASP         National Association of School Psychologists

 NASAD      National Association of Schools of Art and Design

 NASM        National Association of Schools of Music

 NCATE      National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education


View a complete list of Winthrop University Accreditations.