Accreditation Summary

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.orgLearn 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
(UNTHSC)
2010 2020
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education-ACCME (INCEDO) 2017 2023
ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (formerly FQS-I)
(Center for Human Identification)
2018 2023
Texas Department of Public Safety-DPS
(Center for Human Identification)
2018 2023
Accreditation Review Commission on Education for Physician Assistants-ARC-PA
(PA Program)
2014 2021
American Osteopathic Association-AOA
(Continuing Medical Education for INCEDO)
2017 2022
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International-AAALAC
(Lab Animal Medicine)
2017 2020
Board of Registered Nursing State of California(INCEDO) 2017 2021
Council on Education for Public Health-CEPH
(School of Public Health)
2014 2022
Council on Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institution-OPTI
(GME)
2018 2020
Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation-COCA
(TCOM)
2018 2027
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education-CAHME
(Health Administration Program)
2017 2020
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education-CAPTE
(Physical Therapy Program)
2018 2028
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

Programmatic Accreditation Correspondence


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