Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)


Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of MSM. 

MSM has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges since 1986. MSM received its last reaffirmation of accreditation in 2011; the next reaffirmation is scheduled for 2021.

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Dr. Erika BrownErika T. Brown, Ph.D.
, is the institutional SACSCOC liaison, as well as the Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) associate dean for Faculty Affairs and Development. In her role as the SACSCOC liaison, she oversees campus-wide academic accreditation. In this capacity, she ensures that MSM is meeting all guidelines for compliance with accreditation requirements and that they are incorporated into the planning and evaluation process of the institution. Furthermore, she ensures that MSM is comprehensively documenting its institutional processes to reflect its execution of academic excellence.

Contact Info:
Erika Brown, PhD
Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs & Development
Phone: (404) 752-1742
Email: etbrown@msm.edu