In order to ensure the quality of its programs–both online and on campus–Johnson University is accredited by regional, national, and professional accrediting bodies.


    • SACSCOC logoJohnson University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. Johnson University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved grade levels.  Questions about the accreditation of Johnson University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website ( Johnson University Florida’s accreditation status with SACSCOC is strictly based on Johnson University Florida’s relationship with Johnson University. Johnson University Florida is not accredited independently through SACSCOC.
    • Johnson University Florida is approved as an eligible private institution for receipt of federal and state financial aid by the U.S. Department of Education and the Florida Department of Education.
    • The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has granted accreditation to the following concentrations in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Johnson University: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A.) and School Counseling (M.A.).

For more information on research, reporting, assessment, and accreditation, visit the Institutional Effectiveness page.