JOHN A. GUPTON COLLEGE was the first independent institution of Funeral
Service Education to earn regional accreditation and thus be able to offer a course
of study leading to the Associate of Arts Degree. The College's pursuit of regional
accreditation establishes its role as a pioneer in the educational community.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
John A. Gupton College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Associate of Arts Degree in Funeral Service and the Funeral Directors Certificate. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of John A. Gupton College.
American Board Of Funeral Service Education
The Associate of Arts Degree in Funeral Service and John A. Gupton College are accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) 3414 Ashland Avenue, Suite G, St. Joseph, Missouri 64506 (816) 233-3747. Web: www.abfse.org
University Mortuary Science Education Association
Southern Association of Community and Junior Colleges
Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities
National Funeral Directors Association
Tennessee College Association
Tennessee Funeral Directors Association
The annual passage rate of first-time takers on the National Board Examination (NBE) for the most recent three-year period for this institution and all ABFSE accredited funeral service education programs is posted on the ABFSE web site (www.abfse.org).