Lincoln Memorial University is a member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The SACSCOC is the “regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states” (http://www.sacs.org/) and is recognized by Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) which affirms “that the standards and processes of the accrediting organization are consistent with the academic quality, improvement and accountability expectations that CHEA has established” (www.chea.org) . The Doctor of Medical Science (DMS) degree program has been reviewed by the SACSCOC Board of Trustees who issued the following statement:
The Board of Trustee of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Colleges reviewed the materials seeking approval of the Doctor of
Medical Science degree program. It was the decision of the Board to approve the
program and include it in the scope of the current accreditation. Nov 11, 2015.
There are currently no other regulatory bodies to accredit this new program.