The UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth is approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and is a member of the Alliance for Higher Education, the Association of Academic Health Centers, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and the Council of Graduate Schools.
The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award masters and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) has received accreditation from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation, which is the recognized accrediting agency for the approval of colleges preparing osteopathic physicians. TCOM is also approved by the Texas Medical Board and is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.
The Department of Physician Assistant Studies is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant Inc. (ARC-PA). Program graduates are eligible to sit for national certifying examinations. The Physical Therapy Program at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
The Master of Health Administration Program has been approved for initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) in summer 2014.
The UNT System College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60603, 312/664-3575; FAX 866/228-2631, web site www.acpe-accredit.org. Learn more about College of Pharmacy accreditation.
For further information regarding the institution’s accreditation and state approval or to review related documents, contact the Provost’s Office, Carl E. Everett Education and Administration Building, Room 854, 817-735-0268.
|Accreditation Group||Year Accredited||Re-Accreditation Date|
|Southern Association of Colleges and Schools-SACSCOC
|Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education-ACCME (INCEDO)||2017||2023|
|ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (formerly FQS-I)
(Center for Human Identification)
|Texas Department of Public Safety-DPS
(Center for Human Identification)
|Accreditation Review Commission on Education for Physician Assistants-ARC-PA
|American Osteopathic Association-AOA
(Continuing Medical Education for INCEDO)
|Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International-AAALAC
(Lab Animal Medicine)
|Board of Registered Nursing State of California(INCEDO)||2017||2021|
|Council on Education for Public Health-CEPH
(School of Public Health)
|Council on Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institution-OPTI
|Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation-COCA
|Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education-CAHME
(Health Administration Program)
|Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education-CAPTE
(Physical Therapy Program)
|Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)(UNT System College of Pharmacy)||2019||2023|
|International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators -IACLEA (HSC PD)||2012||2019|
|Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors (INCEDO)||2018||2019|
|Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (INCEDO)||2019||2020|
|Texas Nurses Association (INCEDO)||2019||2022|
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