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Accreditation, Dates, and Contact Information


Accreditation 

The UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) 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.

UNTHSC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award master’s and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of UNTHSC.

The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) is accredited by 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 (PA) Studies is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant Inc. (ARC-PA). PA graduates are eligible to sit for the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) necessary for licensure. The Physical Therapy (PT) Program at UNTHSC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and prepares graduates to sit for the National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) required for obtaining practice licensure. The Department of Lifestyle Health Sciences (LHS) prepares graduates for International Consortium of Health and Wellness Coaching certification and the National Board Certification for Health & Wellness Coaches offered through the National Board of Medical Examiners.

The School of Public Health (SPH) is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Within SPH, the Master of Health Administration Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

The UNT System College of Pharmacy (SCP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The SCP is also a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). Graduates of the SCP are eligible to sit for national certifying examinations, the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX), and the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

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.

 

Dates and Contact Information

 

Accreditation Group

Year Accredited

Re-Accreditation Date

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools-SACSCOC (UNTHSC)
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
Phone: (404) 679-4500

Email: erobinson@sacscoc.org
www.sacs.org

2010

2020

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education-ACCME (INCEDO)
515 N. State St., Suite 1801
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: (312) 527-9200

Email: info@accme.org
www.accme.org

2011

2023

ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (formerly FQS-I)
(Center for Human Identification)
600 N. Plankinton Ave., Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: (414) 347-9858

Email: anab@anab.org

www.anab.org

2014

2023

Texas Forensic Science Commission (Center for Human Identification)
1700 North Congress Ave., Suite 445
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 936-0661

http://www.txcourts.gov/fsc/

2019

2023

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for Physician Assistants-ARCPA (PA Program)
12000 Findley Road, Suite 150
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Phone: (770) 476-1224

Email: accreditationservices@arc-pa.org
www.arc-pa.org

2014

2024

American Osteopathic Association-AOA (Continuing Medical Education for INCEDO)
142 East Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (800) 621-1773

Email: crc@osteopathic.org
www.osteopathic.org

2014

2022

Council on Education for Public Health-CEPH (School of Public Health)
1010 Wayne Ave., Suite 220
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: (202) 789-1050

www.ceph.org

2007

2022

Board of Registered Nursing

(INCEDO)

State of California

1747 North Market Blvd., Suite 150

Sacramento, CA 95834

Phone: (916) 322-3350

www.rn.ca.gov

2013

2021

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International-AAALAC (Lab Animal Medicine)
5205 Chairman’s Court, Suite 300
Frederick, MD 21703
Phone: (301) 696-9626

Email: accredit@aaalac.org
www.aaalac.org

2014

2020

Council on Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institution-OPTI (GME)
142 East Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611-2864
Phone: (312) 202-8075

Email: mbiszewski@osteopathic.org
www.osteopathic.org

2008

2020

Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation-COCA (TCOM)
142 East Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 202-8097

Email: predoc@osteopathic.org
www.osteopathic.org

2018

2027

Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education-CAHME (Health Administration Program)
6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 614
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: (301) 298-1820

Email: info@cahme.org
www.cahme.org

2017

2020

International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators-IACLEA (HSC PD)
342 North Main St.

West Hartford, CT 06117-2507

Phone: (860) 586-7517 ext. 558

Email: jleonard@iaclea.org

www.iaclea.org

2018

2021

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education-CAPTE (Physical Therapy Program)
1111 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
Phone: (703) 706-3242

Email: ellenprice@apta.org
www.capteonline.org

2013

2028

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education-ACPE
135 S. LaSalle St., Suite 4100 
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 664-3575

Email: info@acpe-accredit.org
www.acpe-accredit.org

2019

2023

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Continuing Pharmacy Education Commission (INCEDO)

135 S. LaSalle St., Suite 4100 
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 664-3575

Email: info@acpe-accredit.org
www.acpe-accredit.org

2014

2024

 

Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (INCEDO)
Texas Department of State Health Services
Mail Code 1982
P.O. Box 149347
Austin, TX  78714-9347

Phone: (512) 719-3521

Email: lsw@dshs.state.tx.us

www.dshs.state.tx.us/socialwork/

2016

2020

 

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)
1200 E. Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
Phone: (512) 427-6101

Email:
www.thecb.state.tx.us