Jefferson State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and the Associate of Applied Science degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Jefferson State Community College.
Early Childhood Higher Education Accreditation administered by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Child Development Mission Statement
The mission of the Jefferson State Community College Child Development Department is to provide a high quality, innovative program of study with specialization — Educarer, Administrator, and Afterschool; and to promote Child Development (Early Care and Education) as a professional field of study.
Child Development Vision Statement
To become a model of excellence for the Child Development (Early Care and Education) Associate Degree awarding programs. As reaffirmed by the Child Development Advisory Committee, 2011