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University Accreditations

Tarleton State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate’s Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees.

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

Full Listing of Accreditations for Tarleton State University
Accrediting Agency
Last Accreditation Review / Next Visit 
Current Accreditation Status and Levels of Accreditation
Tarleton State University
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
2010 / 2020
Accredited to award Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Degrees
College of Business Administration
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
2011 / 2021
Accredited to award BBA, MBA, BS, BAAS Degrees
Diagnostic Molecular Scientist
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
2013 / 2018
Accredited to award Certificates for Diagnostic Molecular Scientist (DMS)
Education
Texas Education Agency (TEA)
Annual / Based on ExCET / TExES Scores
Approved to Recommend for Educator Certificates
Engineering Physics
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)
2011 / 2017
Accredited to award BS degrees in Engineering Physics
Environmental Engineering
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)
2011 / 2017
Accredited to award BS degrees in Environmental Engineering
Histotechnology
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
2012 / 2019
Accredited to award Certificates for Histotechnology (HT)
Medical Laboratory Sciences
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
2012 / 2019
Accredited to award Certificates for Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS)
Medical Laboratory Technology
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
2012 / 2019
Accredited to award Certificates for Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)
Music
National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
1988 / Present
Accredited to award Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Music, and Master of Music in Music Education degrees
Nursing
Texas State Board of  Nursing (BON)
Fall 2014 / 2016
Approved to award BSN Degree
Nursing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Fall 2013 / 2024
Accredited to award BSN Degree
Nursing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Fall 2013 / 2019
Accredited to award MSN Degree
Social Work
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
2014 / 2020
Accredited to award BSW Degree

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

Page Updated: July 2014