The University of North Texas Health Science Center is reviewed for accreditation by several agencies that perform external quality review. UNTHSC receives regional institutional accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS). Academic professional accrediting bodies include: American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), Accreditation Review Commission for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC). In addition, other UNTHSC departments, such as the Office of Professional and Continuing Education (PACE), HSC Police, Forensic DNA Laboratory, and Lab Animal Medicine have external accreditors. A complete listing of UNTHSC accreditations is maintained on the institutional web site.
The Office of Strategy & Organizational Excellence (OSOE) is prepared to assist the institution, the schools, and departments with their accreditation needs.