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Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award masters and doctorate 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 Baylor College of Medicine. The Commission should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support Baylor's significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. To submit such evidence to SACSCOC, view Complaint Procedures Against SACSCOC or Its Accredited Institutions Policy Statement.

SACSCOC is the recognized regional accrediting body in the 11 U.S. Southern states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia) and in Latin America for those institutions of higher education that award associate, baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degrees.

In addition to institutional accreditation by SACSCOC, many of Baylor’s education programs and schools undergo review by the following accrediting bodies or licensing and certification entities:

For more information see degree and certificate programs Baylor College of Medicine is legally authorized and accredited to grant.