Montgomery Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Montgomery Community College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Montgomery Community College 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 (

To gain or maintain accreditation with the Commission on Colleges, an institution must comply with the standards contained in the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement and with the policies and procedures of the Commission on Colleges. The college was initially accredited in 1978 and was most recently reaffirmed in 2014. The Director of Institutional Effectiveness serves as the institution’s SACSCOC liaison and as such, is the coordinator of all SACSCOC-related activities and submits all required SACSCOC documents.

The SACSCOC may be contacted for the following reasons:

  1. to learn about the accreditation status of Montgomery Community College,
  2. to file a third-party comment at the time of the Montgomery Community College decennial review,
  3. to file a complaint against Montgomery Community College for significant non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Click here for the complaint policy and form.

 Montgomery Community College’s 2014-2019 Quality Enhancement Plan topic is “Strengthening the online student learning environment.”