Within the mission of SCAD, the institutional effectiveness department actively builds the university's reputation as a leader in art and design education by fostering a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring adherence to best practices in evaluation and assessment, advancing the systematic use of information for decision-making, monitoring the university's regional and professional accreditation compliance, and facilitating the achievement of the university's strategic goals.
Office of curriculum management
The office of curriculum management is responsible for the curriculum implementation processes and provides leadership for the university's Curriculum Council.
Office of institutional assessment
The office of institutional assessment (OIA) is the university’s central office for the facilitation of all program, department, and institution-level assessment activities for all SCAD locations.
Office of institutional research
The office of institutional research is a service unit that provides management information and centralized reporting services.
Office of quality assurance and accreditation
The office of quality assurance and accreditation is responsible for managing efforts related to institutional accreditation (SACSCOC) and specialized accreditation (i.e., NAAB, CIDA), as well as ensuring compliance with federal and state legislation related to education.