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accreditations and certifications

The following Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and U.S. Department of Education (USDE)-recognized accrediting organization accredits Texas State University.

University Accrediting Organization Degree Level Date of Most Recent Accreditation Scheduled Reaffirmation
  Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) ALL 2010 2021

The following Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or U.S. Department of Education (USDE)-recognized accrediting organizations accredit Texas State degree programs.

College/Programs Accrediting Organization Degree Level* Date of Most Recent Accreditation
Scheduled Reaffirmation
Interior Design Council for Interior Design Accreditation B 2015 2021
Nutrition & Foods-Dietetic Track Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) B 2012 2022
Social Work Council on Social Work Education, Commission on Accreditation B, M 2012 2020
EDUCATION        
Athletic Training Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education B 2010 2020
Education Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation B 2016 2023
Professional Counseling Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs M 2015 2023
Recreational Administration National Recreation and Park Association Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT) B 2014 2020
FINE ARTS & COMMUNICATION      
Mass Communication Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications B 2015 2021
Music (All Programs) National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation   2009 2019
HEALTH PROFESSIONS        
Clinical Laboratory Science National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) B 2013 2020
Communication Disorders Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) M 2015 2023
Health Information Management Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education B 2017 Ongoing
Healthcare Administration Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education M 2014 2020
Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) BSN 2016 2027
Nurse Practitioner Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) MSN 2014 2020
Physical Therapy American Physical Therapy Association Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) D 2011 2021
Radiation Therapy Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology   2014 2022
Respiratory Care Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care B 2015 2025
LIBERAL ARTS        
Legal Studies Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Bar Association M 2016 2023
Paralegal Certificate & Mediation Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Bar Association C 2016 2023
Public Administration Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation M 2017 2024
SCIENCE & ENGINEERING      
Computer Science ABET- Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology B 2015 2020
Construction Science & Management American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) B 2018 2024
Electrical Engineering ABET- Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology B 2016 2022
Electrical Engineering- Computer Engineering Concentration ABET- Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology B 2016 2022
Industrial Engineering ABET- Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology B 2015 2022
Manufacturing Engineering ABET- Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology B 2016 2022

*Code for Degree Level:

B - Bachelor

M - Master

D - Doctor

C - Certificate

 

The following organizations not recognized by either the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education (USDE)-accredit or certify other Texas State degree programs.

College/Programs Accrediting Organization Degree Level* Date of Most Recent Accreditation Scheduled Reaffirmation
Accounting/Accounting Information Technology The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) B, M 2016 2022
Business College (All Programs) School of Business (AACSB)   2016 2022
Chemistry American Chemical Society B 2018 2023
Concrete Industry Management The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) B Initial 2020  
Engineering Tech Foundry Course Foundry Education Foundation B 2017 2023
InterDisciplinary Studies Teacher Education Accreditation Council B 2016 2023
Political Science Texas Certified Public Manager Program (CPM) C 2015 2020
School Psychology International School Psychology Association C 2016 2020
School Psychology National Association of School Psychologists C 2011 2019

*Code for Degree Level:

B - Bachelor

M - Master

D - Doctor

C - Certificate

 

The following Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or U.S. Department of Education (USDE)-recognized accrediting organizations accredit Texas State academic support services.

Non-Degree Accreditations Accrediting Organization Date of Most Recent Accreditation Scheduled Reaffirmation
Intensive English Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) 2015 2020
Counseling Center American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation 2012 2019