The American University in Dubai (AUD) is officially licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the United Arab Emirates. The Ministry has accredited the university’s programs in International Studies, Business Administration (both undergraduate and graduate), Communication and Information Studies, Engineering, Computer and Information Technology, Architecture, Visual Communication and Interior Design, Education (graduate) and Construction Management (graduate), in addition to a Certificate program in Middle Eastern Studies. UAE Ministry: PO Box 45133, Abu Dhabi, UAE; tel: +971-2-642-7772
The American University in Dubai (AUD) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Bachelor's and Master's degrees (see www.sacscoc.org). Contact the COC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033 or call +1-404-679-4500 exclusively for matters specific to the accreditation of AUD. Inquiries about AUD, regarding topics such as admissions, tuition, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to AUD and not to the Commission's office.
AUD is approved to operate by the State of Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (NPEC). NPEC: 2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220, Tucker, Georgia 30084-5305; tel: +1-770-414-3300
The American University in Dubai has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), with majors in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing and Marketing Communications
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), with concentrations in Finance and Marketing.
The university’s undergraduate majors in Marketing Communications and Advertising have been accredited by the International Advertising Association (IAA) in New York. IAA World Service Center: 521 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1807, New York, NY 10175; tel: +1-212-557-1133
The Civil, Computer and Electrical Engineering programs of AUD’s School of Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. ABET: 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, tel: +1-410-347-7700
The Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Technology (B.S.C.I.T.) program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. ABET: 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, tel: +1-410-347-7700