Accredited. Recognized. Respected.

SACSCOCSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

The United States Sports Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The United States Sports Academy also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of the United States Sports Academy may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033, by calling 404-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

ACBSP AccreditedAccreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

The United States Sports Academy’s sports management baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which accredits educational programs around the world that focus on teaching excellence in business. For questions about the accreditation of USSA, contact the ACBSP at 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, Kansas 66213, call 913-339-9356, or visit http://www.acbsp.org.

NCACE AccreditedNational Committee for the Accreditation of Coaching Education

The Bachelor of Sports Science Sports Coaching program has received Level 3 accreditation status from the National Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE). For questions about the accreditation of USSA, contact the United State Center for Coaching Excellence at 364 Patterson Drive #272, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 USA.

NSCA - ERPNSCA Education Recognition Program

The NSCA Education Recognition Program (ERP) recognizes and distinguishes programs with approved and standardized strength and conditioning or personal training curricula. Recognized programs are designed to prepare students for the NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer® (NSCA-CPT®) or NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) certifications.

Dantes Approval

The United States Sports Academy has been approved by the United States Department of Defense to offer its master’s degree courses to members of the Armed Forces, including members of the Army National Guard.

The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support has included the United States Sports Academy and its master’s degree program in its DANTES External Degree Catalog.

Alabama State Licensure and Certification

The United States Sports Academy is exempt from licensure by the State of Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education to grant the Bachelor of Sports Science (B.S.S.), Master of Sports Science (M.S.S.), and Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degrees. Students seeking teaching certification should contact their local school district administration and State Department of Education.

NC SARA

The Academy has been approved by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education to participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).