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Southwestern Community College (SCC) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404.679.4500 or see www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Southwestern Community College.  Inquiries regarding programs and services of SCC should be directed to the College; the Commission on Colleges should be contacted only for questions relating to the College's accreditation.   

SCC received initial accreditation to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in 1971.

In addition, many of the College's programs hold accreditations, approvals, or licensures from specialized accrediting associations. A current list of accreditations is provided in the College Catalog.