Planning and Assessment
Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) has a long history of teaching with technology and we are committed to providing quality online programs and courses. SPSU's online programs began in 1995 with the first graduate online program in the State of Georgia, a Master of Science in Quality Assurance. Today we offer both graduate and undergraduate online programs, as well as online courses. For a list of our current program offerings visit our Online Degree Programs page.
Southern Polytechnic State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges of Schools (SACS). Individual programs may have additional accreditation. For more information visit the SPSU Planning and Assessment to view accreditation information.
Southern Polytechnic State University’s Office of Institutional Research is responsible for collection, analysis, distribution, and presentation of data for audiences both within and outside the University. Utilizing data on the students, faculty, finances and facilities of the College, Institutional Research performs a number of functions including the following:
- Reporting timely and accurate information for use in planning, decision-making, and policy formulation.
- Providing information that communicates effectively the role and character of the University to students, alumni, and the public.
SPSU Policies and Procedures
Southern Polytechnic State University's Policies and Procedures can be found online on the SPSU Policies and Procedures web page.
Reporting Issues or Concerns
If you have any issues or complaints please contact SPSU via our toll free number to be routed to the appropriate SPSU contact. The toll free number is 1-800-635-3204. You can also reach us at or our main campus number: 678-915-7778.
Higher Education Reauthorization Act and State Authorization for Distance Education
We are currently reviewing the implications of new federal and state regulations regarding state authorization for Distance Education. Based on a review of these regulations, costs and program continuation might be affected in the future.