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University Accreditations

Tarleton State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tarleton State University.

Full Listing of Accreditations for Tarleton State University

Civil Engineering

The Civil Engineering (CVEN) program at Tarleton State University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

Counseling

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP).

The College of Business

Accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to award BBA, MBA, BS, BAAS, MS, and MAcc Degrees. The last accreditation review took place in 2011 and the next visit will take place in 2021.

Diagnostic Molecular Scientist

Accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) to award Certificates for Diagnostic Molecular Scientist (DMS). The last accreditation review took place in 2019 and the next visit will take place in 2029.

Education

Approved by Texas Education Agency (TEA) to recommend for Educator Certificates. Accreditation reviews are done annually based on TExES Scores.

Electrical Engineering

The Electrical Engineering (ELEN) program at Tarleton State University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Environmental Engineering

The Environmental Engineering (ENVE) program at Tarleton State University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Histotechnology

Accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) to award Certificates for Histotechnology (HT). The last accreditation review took place in 2018 and the next visit will take place in 2028.

Mechanical Engineering

The Mechanical Engineering (MEEN) program at Tarleton State University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

Medical Laboratory Sciences

Accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) to award Certificates for Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS). The last accreditation review took place in 2018 and the next visit will take place in 2028.

Medical Laboratory Technology

Accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) to award Certificates for Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT). The last accreditation review took place in 2018 and the next visit will take place in 2028.

Music

Accredited by National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) to award Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Music, and Master of Music in Music Education degrees. The last accreditation review took place in 2010 and remains current. 

Nursing

Approved by Texas State Board of Nursing (BON) to provide undergraduate nursing curriculum for eligibility to take the examination for a registered nurse (RN) license after graduation.

The baccalaureate and master's degree program in nursing at Tarleton State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Social Work

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. 

BSW - Last accredited February 2020, next accreditation is 2028.

MSW - Last accredited February 2019, next accreditation is 2023.

Athletics Program

The athletic program is in compliance with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

The Master of Science in Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3184 (512) 733-9700.