Graduates of the Baccalaureate Education Programs may receive a transcript endorsement indicating the completion of a state-approved program. Florida SouthWestern State College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees and certificates. The Florida Board of Education approved Florida SouthWestern State College the authority to offer Baccalaureate Degrees in Secondary Mathematics and Secondary Biology. Florida SouthWestern State College was later granted permission to offer Baccalaureate Degrees in Elementary Education and Middle Grades Mathematics, Middle Grades Science, and Middle Grades Language Arts. The Elementary and Language Arts Programs offer ESOL and reading endorsement.