Accreditations & Memberships

Accreditations

  • Bryan College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, baccalaureate, and master 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 Bryan College.
  • Accredited for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
    • Bachelor of Science in Music Administration
    • Associate of Science in Business 
  • Approved by the Tennessee State Board of Education for teacher education and licensure.
  • Approved by the Association of Christian Schools International for teacher education and certification.
  • Listed in the Higher Education Directory, a publication of the DHEW, OE, and NCES.
  • Listed in the Accredited Higher Institutions Bulletin published by the United States Department of Education.
  • Listed in American Universities and Colleges, a publication of the American Council on Education.
  • Approved under the various public laws, which have been passed by Congress for the education of veterans and the children of veterans including PL 16, PL 634, and PL 361.
  • Approved by the Immigration and Naturalization Service for the education of international students. 

Memberships

  • American Association of Christian Counselors
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Appalachian Athletic Conference
  • Appalachian College Association
  • Association for Christians in Student Development
  • Association of Business Administrators of Christian Colleges
  • Association of Christian Schools International
  • Association of Church Related Colleges of the South
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges with Teacher Education
  • Athens Chamber of Commerce (TN)
  • Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce (GA)
  • Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce
  • Christian Stewardship Association
  • Christian University Global Network
  • Christians in the Visual Arts
  • Cleveland/Bradley County Chamber of Commerce (TN)
  • College and University Personnel Association
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities
  • Council for Higher Education Association
  • Dalton/Whitfield County Chamber of Commerce (GA)
  • Dayton Chamber of Commerce
  • Estate Planning Council
  • Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) 
  • Greater Chattanooga Area Planned Giving Council
  • Mathematical Association of America
  • National Association for College Admission Counselors
  • National Association of Christian College Admissions Personnel
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of Foreign Student Advisers
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • National Athletic Trainer Association
  • National Christian College Athletic Association
  • National Collegiate Honors Council
  • National Council on Planned Giving
  • Rhea Economic and Tourism Council, Inc.
  • Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Southern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Spring City Chamber of Commerce
  • Tennessee Advancement Resource Council
  • Tennessee Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Tennessee Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • Tennessee Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges with Teacher Education
  • Tennessee Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Tennessee College Association
  • Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association
  • Walker County Chamber of Commerce (GA)