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University Accreditations

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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
404-679-4500
 404-679-4558

Tarleton State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Associate’s Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees. The last accreditation review took place in 2010 and the next visit will take place in 2021.

Full Listing of Accreditations for Tarleton State University

Child Development Center

The Child Development Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Commission (NAC).

Civil Engineering (CVEN)

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

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 Administration

Accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to award BBA, MBA, BS, BAAS 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 2013 and the next visit will take place in 2019.

Education

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

Electrical Engineering (ELEN)

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

Environmental Engineering

The Environmental Engineering (CVEN) program at Tarleton State University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Histotechnology

Accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) to award Certificates for Histotechnology (HT). The last accreditation review took place in 2012 and the next visit will take place in 2019.

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 2012 and the next visit will take place in 2019.

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 2012 and the next visit will take place in 2019.

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 1988 and remains current.

Nursing

Accredited by Texas State Board of Nursing (BON) to award BSN Degrees . The last accreditation review took place in 2018 and the next visit will take place in 2020.

The Baccalaureate degree program in nursing 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.

Accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) to award MSN Degrees . The last accreditation review took place in 2013 and the next visit will take place in 2019.

Social Work

The Bachelors of Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Masters of Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation.

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.