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Accreditation

Southern College of Optometry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the Doctor of Optometry degree. Contact SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southern College of Optometry. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support the institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

Southern College of Optometry is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association, 243 N. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63141, telephone number: (314) 991-4100, to award the Doctor of Optometry degree.

SCO is a member of the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association (TICUA) and a charter member of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO).

Accreditation letters may be reviewed by contacting the Vice President for Student Services at jhauser@sco.edu.