Academic excellence is at the forefront of the University of Mobile experience. Expect to be challenged academically by professors who take a personal interest and pride in your success. At the University of Mobile, you’ll find a dynamic learning environment where teaching is first priority. A place where faculty bring a wealth of real-world experience into the classroom. A place of learning that is not confined to the classroom – but extends to traveling abroad, exploring on Mobile Bay, performing at the White House, or working the sidelines of a Cleveland Browns game. You will find UMobile’s academic standards, Christ-centered mission, personalized attention, excellence in teaching, and hands-on experiences to be the cornerstones that will provide you with a solid foundation for success.
The University of Mobile offers over 40 areas of study in the College of Arts & Sciences; School of Business, School of Christian Ministries, Education, Nursing, Center for Performing Arts/School of Music, School of Worship Leadership, Adult and Professional Studies, and Graduate Programs.
The University of Mobile is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. The University of Mobile also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of the University of Mobile 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 (www.sacscoc.org).
Inquiries about the University, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to the University and not to the Commission’s office. The Commission is to be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support a University’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.
The University holds membership with and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248, 703-437-0700). The University, through its School of Business, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs to offer the following business degrees: Bachelor of Science Degree with majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Healthcare Management, Integrated Marketing Communications, Management, Digital Media & Advertising, and Software Development; Business Administration with a concentration in Management (for post-traditional students); and the Master of Business Administration Degree. The Master of Science in Leadership and Communication is not accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Visit the website for more information: http://www.acbsp.org. The baccalaureate, master, and doctoral degree programs in nursing, as well as the post-graduate APRN certificate program at the University of Mobile, are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. Effective April 26, 2023, the Associate Degree in Nursing program is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on April 26, 2025. Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000 http://www.acenursing.com/candidates/candidacy.asp Note: Upon granting of initial accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners, the effective date of initial accreditation is the date on which the nursing program was approved by the ACEN as a candidate program that concluded in the Board of Commissioners granting initial accreditation.
The Alabama State Board of Education approves teacher education programs. The University is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (222 S. Prospect Avenue Park Ridge, Ill. 60068-4001, 847-655-1160) to offer the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Program.
The University of Mobile’s Master of Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 2001 K Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20006. The program will have its next comprehensive review during the 2027-2028 academic year.
For information about complaint procedures against the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or its accredited institutions, please contact: https://sacscoc.org/contact-us/
For information about complaint procedures to the Alabama Private School Licensure Division of the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education, please consult: https://sheeo.org/about/contact/
The University of Mobile has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.