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Georgia Highlands College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees and the bachelor of science in Nursing and the bachelor of science in Dental Hygiene. Contact the Commission on Colleges at:

Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

1866 Southern Lane

Decatur, GA 30033-4097

(404) 679-4500



The Georgia Highlands College  Associate and Baccalaureate degree programs are accredited by the following agency to award the ASN and BSN degrees:

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) which was formerly the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850

Atlanta, GA 30326

404 975 5000


The Georgia Highlands College Nursing Program are approved by the following agency:

Georgia Board of Nursing

237 Coliseum Drive

Macon, GA 31217-3858



The Georgia Highlands College Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the following agency:

Commission on Dental Accreditation

211 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611


Page last updated: December 20, 2016