2018-2019 Graduate Catalog
The One Hundred and Eighty-Seventh Year
The University of North Alabama is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor’s, master’s and education specialist degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at:
1866 Southern Lane,
or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of North Alabama.
The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Industrial Hygiene are accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org
The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Mass Communications are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) at 1435 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence Kansas 66045-7515. Telephone: (785) 864-3973.
The Bachelor of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International (http://www.aacsb.edu)
The Master of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International (http://www.aacsb.edu)
The Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org
The Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences, with a concentration in Interior Design, is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. http://accredit-id.org/
The Educator Preparation Program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) http://www.caepnet.org.This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.
The Council on Social Work Education (Baccalaureate) The National Association of Schools of Art and Design The National Association of Schools of Music
The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036; Telephone (202) 887-6791
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A.) and the School Counseling (M.A.Ed.) graduate programs in the Department of Counselor Education are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
The Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences, with a concentration in Interior Design, is accredited by The National Kitchen and Bath Association
The American Chemical Society
A Literary Landmark by the Friends of Libraries USA
The University’s catalogs are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute a contractual agreement between a student and the University of North Alabama.
The University reserves the right to make changes in curricula, degree requirements, course offerings, or academic regulations at any time when, in the judgment of the faculty, the President, or the Board of Trustees, such changes are in the best interest of the students and the University.
Inquiries concerning graduate study and requests for application forms should be addressed to the Office of Graduate Admissions or, according to the college in which the program is offered, to the:
- Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
- Dean of the College of Business
- Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences
- Dean of the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions
- University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama 35632-0001 Telephone — 256.765.4100.
It is the policy of the University of North Alabama to afford equal opportunities in education and in employment to qualified persons regardless of age, color, creed, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, or sex in accordance with all laws, including Title IX of Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, and Executive Order 11246. The coordinator for nondiscrimination policies for students is the Title IX coordinator, Guillot University Center, 256-765- 4223. The coordinator for employees is the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources. Contact information is on the web at http://www.una.edu/titleix.