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SACSCOC Accreditation


The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s, master's, and doctoral degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of the University of Mississippi Medical Center may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on the SACSCOC's website.

For academic questions about UMMC, call (601) 984-5009. This includes questions such as admission requirements, financial aid, and educational programs.

To file a complaint with SACSCOC against UMMC, reference the SACSCOC Complaints Against SACSCOC or Its Accredited Institutions Policy.

SACSCOC accredits the entire campus. View UMMC's most recent accreditation reaffirmation letter.

UMMC academic programs with specialized accreditation are accredited by those agencies.

The accreditation process is a chance for UMMC to review current practices and identify areas for improvement. Additionally, the accreditation process is an opportunity for UMMC to highlight the exceptional students, faculty, staff, and programs at the heart of UMMC.

For more information

Mitzi Norris, PhD
Executive Director for Academic Effectiveness
(601) 815-5194