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Savannah Fact Sheet


President

Todd Cellini


Description

South University’s Savannah campus is located on the Southside of Savannah. The original School of Business building was constructed in 1979, and the campus began a period of transformation in 2000. Undergoing renovation and new construction, the campus today consists of four buildings, including a library and the iconic clock tower. In 2002, South University launched its School of Pharmacy, becoming the first university in Savannah to offer a health professions doctorate.

South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population.

Degrees and Programs

    College of Arts & Sciences
  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Legal Studies (BS)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
    College of Business
  • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Healthcare Management (BS)
  • Information Technology (BS)
  • Business Administration (AMBA)
  • Healthcare Administration (AMBA)
  • Leadership (MS)
  • Public Administration (MPA)
    College of Health Professions
  • Medical Assisting (AS)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (AS)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Anesthesiologist Assistant (MMSc)
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
  • Physician Assistant (MS)
    College of Nursing and Public Health
  • Nursing RN to BSN Degree Completion (BSN)
  • Public Health (BS)
  • Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
  • Public Health (MPH)
  • RN to Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (RN to MSN)
  • Nursing Practice (DNP)
    College of Theology
  • Ministry (DMin)
    School of Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy (PharmD)
AMBA - Master of Business Administration
AS - Associate of Science
BA - Bachelor of Arts
BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
BS - Bachelor of Science
BSN - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
DMin - Doctor of Ministry
DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice
MA - Master of Arts
MMSc - Master of Medical Science
MPA - Master of Public Administration
MPH - Master of Public Health
MS - Master of Science
MSN - Master of Science in Nursing
PharmD - Doctor of Pharmacy
RN to MSN - RN to Master of Science in Nursing

State Licensing

Arizona -

South University, Savannah is authorized by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education (1400 West Washington Street, Room 2560, Phoenix, AZ 85007, 1.602.542.5709,www.azppse.gov).

Georgia -

South University, Savannah meets the criteria for an exemption from the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission’s (NPEC) regulations as outlined in O.C.G.A.§20-3-250.3(a)(15).

Indiana -

South University, Savannah is authorized by: Indiana Board for Proprietary Education, 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206.

Oklahoma -

Not licensed by OK RHE, as only have recruiting license in Oklahoma.

Institutional Accreditation

South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South University.

Campus-based Student Profile

The campus had a Fall 2010 enrollment of 1,511 and a Spring 2011 enrollment of 1,424 students with over 125 faculty members. Approximately 19 percent of students are pursuing doctorate degrees; 21 percent are pursuing master’s degrees; 25 percent are pursuing bachelor’s degrees; and 35 percent are pursuing associate’s degrees. The students are young professionals seeking to advance or start new careers.

Online Student Profile

The online programs had a Fall 2010 enrollment of 16,552 and a Spring 2011 enrollment of 15,815 with over 1,200 faculty members. Approximately 6 percent of students are pursuing master’s degrees; 44 percent are pursuing bachelor’s degrees; and 50 percent are pursuing associate’s degrees.

Programmatic Accreditation

The following business programs at South University, Savannah, the Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management, Master of Business Administration, Accelerated Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration and Accelerated Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ([ACBSP] 11520 West 119th Street; Overland Park, KS 66213; 913-339-9356; www.acbsp.org). Other programs in the College of Business are excluded from ACBSP’s scope of accreditation. These programs include: Associate of Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Business Administration, Association of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Science in Information Systems and Technology, Master of Science in Leadership and Doctor of Business Administration.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and the Master of Science in Nursing and RN to Master of Science in Nursing specializations at South University, Richmond are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036-1120; www.aacn.nche.edu; telephone: 202.887.6791.

The Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies and the Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies programs at South University, Savannah are approved by the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654-7598 312.988.5522 800.285.2221.

The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting program at South University, Savannah is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, 727-210-2350.

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the South University-Georgia Physician Assistant Program sponsored by South University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards. Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be September 2025. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at South University, Savannah, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.



South University, Savannah Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (20 North Clark Street, Suite 2500; Chicago, IL 60602-5109; 312-664-3575; www.acpe-accredit.org).

The Anesthesiologist Assistant program at South University, Savannah, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee for the Anesthesiologist Assistant (ARC-AA) (1361 Park St; Clearwater, FL 33756; 727-210-2350).

Location

709 Mall Boulevard
Savannah, GA 31406-4805
912.201.8000
866.629.2901

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