2020-2021 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2020-2021 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks
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UNIVERSITY OF MOBILE
5735 COLLEGE PARKWAY
MOBILE, ALABAMA 36612-2842
Telephone: 251/675-5990 or 800/946-7267
Web Page Address: http://www.umobile.edu
The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted, Distinctively-Driven. The University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located on over 880 wooded acres approximately 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama.
The University of Mobile is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral 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 University of Mobile.
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 and the National Association of Schools of Theatre (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; the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree; and the Master of Business Administration Degree. Visit the website for more information: http://www.acbsp.org. The University of Mobile is currently seeking accreditation for their new Athletic Training program and is not accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The institution will be submitting a self-study to begin the accreditation process on July 1, 2022. Submission of the self-study and completion of a site visit does not guarantee that the program will become accredited. Students that graduate from the program prior to accreditation WILL NOT be eligible to sit for the credentialing examination for athletic trainers and will not be eligible for licensure in most states. The first class will be accepted in June 2021 with the first graduating class as May 2023. The accreditation site visit is anticipated to occur in Spring 2023. The baccalaureate, master, and doctoral degree programs in nursing, as well as the post-graduate APRN certificate program at University of Mobile are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. The Alabama State Board of Education approves teacher education programs.
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/
Information included in this catalog at the time of publication describes as accurately as possible the course offerings, policies, procedures, regulations, and requirements of the University of Mobile. The University reserves the right to alter or change any statement contained herein without prior notice. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the University and the student. Each center, college or school within the University has specific requirements that must be met before a degree can be completed. Students are expected to know regulations and policies found in the current catalog and attached student handbooks. It is the student’s responsibility to inform himself or herself of degree requirements, the school calendar, critical deadlines, and the contents of all University communications received electronically, via the US Postal Service, or through one’s own University mail box.