The UNT Health Science Center 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.
The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award masters and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) has received accreditation from 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 Studies is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant Inc. (ARC-PA). Program graduates are eligible to sit for national certifying examinations. The Physical Therapy Program at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
The Master of Health Administration Program has applied for initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) and was site visited in December 2014. The decision on its accreditation will be announced in the fall of 2014.
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.