Shorter University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Shorter University.
The music programs at Shorter University are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
Teacher education programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.
The baccalaureate program in nursing at Shorter University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.
The sport management degree programs at Shorter University have received specialized accreditation through the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) located in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. The sport management programs in the following degrees are accredited by COSMA:
- Bachelor of Business Administration, Sport Management (Traditional, Online)
- Master of Business Administration, concentration in Sport Management (Online)