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Academic Common Market

Eligible Programs

Explore ACM-Eligible Programs

View the list of programs below for information on state ACM eligibility. Type your state of legal residence into the filter below and click degree level for a list of ACM-eligible programs for your state. Click on each program name for more information on each program.

Visit the Southern Regional Education Board website for the most accurate list of eligible programs by state. 

Important Notice – Programs No Longer Eligible:

The following programs will no longer be available through the Academic Common Market for students who begin their enrollment after Fall semester 2023. Students who have been certified for the Academic Common Market and enrolled in these programs by Fall semester 2023 will continue to be eligible as long as there is no break in enrollment and they do not change majors. Students who enroll in Spring 2024 or later will not be eligible for participation in the Academic Common Market.

For Maryland Residents:

  • B.S. in Sport and Entertainment Management
  • B.S. in Hospitality Management (with or without Club Management concentration)
  • B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Note: Maryland’s deadline for Fall 2023 applications has passed so it is no longer possible to receive certifications for these programs. 

For Georgia Residents: 

  • B.S. in Biomedical Engineering 
  • B.S. in Retailing/Fashion Merchandising 
  • B.S. in Retailing/Retail Management

For Tennessee Residents: 

  • B.S. in Tourism Management

Declare an Eligible Program

Incoming freshmen or transfer students should call (803)777-7700 to declare an ACM-eligible program. Current students should contact their current academic advisor or visit the University Advising Center for information regarding major change. 

Request a Letter

Students require an official letter on University letterhead confirming specific ACM-eligible major in order to apply for ACM.  Students who have declared an ACM-eligible major and require a letter confirming major may submit a Letter Request

State ACM Eligibility*

Degree Level Degree, Program and Concentration (concentrations listed are required for ACM Eligibility)
Delaware Undergraduate B.A. in Dance with a concentration in Dance Education
Delaware Undergraduate B.A. in Dance with a concentration in Performance and Choreography
Virginia Undergraduate B.A. in Russian
Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia Undergraduate B.S. in Cardiovascular Technology
Arkansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia Undergraduate B.S. in Marine Science
Tennessee Undergraduate B.S. in Geological Sciences with a concentration in Geophysics
Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana Undergraduate B.S.B.A. in Real Estate
Alabama, Arkansas, West Virginia Graduate M.A. in International Studies
Delaware, Virginia Graduate M.A. in Anthropology with a concentration in Archaeology
Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana Graduate M.A. in Public History
Delaware Graduate M.A./ M.L.I.S. Dual Degree in Public History/Library and Information Science 
Arkansas, Kentucky Graduate M.A.S. in Applied Statistics *Not currently accepting applications
Arkansas Graduate Ph.D. in Political Science
Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Delaware Undergraduate B.S.B.A. in Risk Management and Insurance
Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, West Virginia Graduate I.M.B.A. in International Master of Business Administration with a General Concentration
Arkansas, Florida, Virginia Graduate I.M.B.A. in International Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Language Track 
Arkansas, Kentucky, Georgia, Louisiana, Virginia Graduate M.H.R. in Human Resources
Tennessee Graduate M.I.B. in International Business
Delaware, West Virginia Graduate M.S. in Nuclear Engineering
West Virginia Graduate Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering
Kentucky Undergraduate B.S. in Integrated Information Technology
Virginia Undergraduate B.S. in Retailing with a concentration in Retail Management
Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma Undergraduate B.S. in Sport and Entertainment Management
West Virginia Graduate M.I.H.T.M. in International Hospitality and Tourism Management
Maryland Graduate M.S.E.M. in Sport and Entertainment Management
Delaware Undergraduate B.A.J.M.C. in Advertising
Delaware Undergraduate B.A.J.M.C. in Visual Communications
Arkansas, Delaware, West Virginia Graduate M.L.I.S. in Library and Information Science
Virginia Graduate M.M.C. in Mass Communications
Delaware, Louisiana Graduate S.L.I.S. in Library and Information Science
Delaware Graduate M.A. in Counseling and Rehabilitation
Tennessee Graduate Ph.D. in Music Education
Virginia Graduate D.N.P. in Clinical Expert: Nursing Practice
Delaware, Louisiana Graduate M.S.N. in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practictioner
Delaware Undergraduate B.A. in Public Health
Delaware Undergraduate B.S. in Public Health
Delaware Graduate Ph.D. in Biostatistics
Mississippi Graduate M.P.H. in Physical Activity and Public Health with a concentration in Programatic
Mississippi Graduate M.P.H. in Physical Activity and Public Health with a concentration in Surveillance 
Tennessee Graduate M.S.P.H. in Biostatistics
Georgia Graduate M.P.H. in Epidemiology
Delaware Graduate M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology
Georgia Graduate Ph.D. in Epidemiology
Georgia Graduate Ph.D. in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
Alabama, Kentucky Graduate Ph.D. in Health Services Policy and Management
Delaware, Oklahoma, West Virginia Graduate Ph.D. in Social Work
Delaware, Kentucky Undergraduate B.A. in Film and Media Studies 
Delaware Undergraduate B.S. in Information Science
Delaware Undergraduate B.A.J.M.C. in Broadcast Journalism with a concentration in Sports Media


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