Texas Tech University

Institutional Accreditations by Department and Program

SACSCOC requires that, "The institution (a) represents itself accurately to all U.S. Department of Education recognized accrediting agencies with which it holds accreditation and (b) informs those agencies of any change of accreditation status, including the imposition of public sanctions." (R 14.4, see SACSCOC's policy of "Accrediting Decisions of Other Agencies.") Below is a comprehensive list of all accrediting agencies within Texas Tech University with a link to required documentation. To update the information, select "Update Information." Note: Update Information Form works best in Internet Explorer and FireFox.    

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Department | Recognizing Agency | Type of Accreditation | Current Status | Year of Next Review | TTU Representative
    

Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Animal Care | USDA, PHS, DOD, AAALAC International | Continued Full Accreditation | 2019 | John McGlone

Animal Care | NIH- Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare | National | Negotiated Assurance in Place | 2019 | John McGlone

Animal Care and Use Programs | USDA-APHIS-AC | National | In Compliance | 2018 | John McGlone

Landscape Architecture | UG/Grad Pro | Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board | National | Accredited | 2018| Eric Bernard

Meat Laboratory | USDA- Food Safety and Inspection Service | National | In Compliance | N/A | John McGlone

Natural Sciences Collections | American Society of Mammologists & AAM | National | Good Standing | 2023 | Robert D. Bradley

Range Management | UG Program: Society for Ranch Management | National | Accredited | 2018 | Mark C. Wallace

Architecture

Master of Architecture | NAAB | National | Accredited | 2024| Jim Williamson

Arts and Sciences

Chemistry | American Chemistry Society | National | Accredited | 2017 | Yehia Mechref

Environmental Toxicology | Certified Regulatory Milk Laboratory | USDA, Texas Department of State Health Services | Certified | 2019 | Steven M Presley

Environmental Toxicology | Clinical Laboratory Improvements Ammendment Program Certification | Department of Health and Human Sciences, CMMA | Certified | 2019 | Steven M Presley

Environmental Toxicology | Federal Select Agent Program Registration | Department of Health and Human Sciences, CDC | Registered Facility | 2018 | Alice Young

Human Factors Specialization in Experimental Psychology | Human Factors and Ergonomics Society | National | Accredited | 2020 | Pat DeLucia and Robert Morgan

Department of Psychology/Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology | American Psychological Association | National | Accredited | 2020 | Joaquin Borrego and Robert Morgan

Master of Public Administration | NASPAA | National | Up for Review | 2022 | David Hamilton and Dennis Patterson

Bachelor of Arts in Social Work | Council on Social Work Education | National | Accredited | 2018 | Laura Lowe and Brett Houk

Master of Social Work Program | Council on Social Work Education | National | Benchmark II Completed | Initial | Helen Morrow

Business Administration

Rawls College of Business | Health Organizations Managements: CAHME | National | Accredited | 2018 | Margaret Williams

Rawls College of Business | Association to Advance Collegiate Schools (AASCB) | National | Accredited | 2022 | Margaret Williams

Education

Counselor Education Programs| CACREP | National | Fully Accredited | 2022-2023 | Scott Ridley and Loretta Bradley

Multidepartment | Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation | National | Accredited | 2019 | Scott Ridley and Larry Hovey

Engineering

Chemical Engineering | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2017-2018 | Sindee Simon

Civil/Environmental and Construction Engineering | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2017-2018 | Venky Shankar

Computer Sciences | ABET Computing Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2017-2018 | Rattikorn Hewett

Electrical and Computer Engineering | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2017-2018 | Michael Gisselmann

Industrial Engineering | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2017-2018 | Bryan Norman

Industrial Engineering: Ergonomics Human Factors | Human Factors and Ergonomics Society | National | Accredited | 2017 | James L. Smith

Mechanical Engineering | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2017-2018 |

Petroleum Engineering | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2017-2018 | Marshall Watson

Human Sciences

Apparel Design Program- Department of Design | NASAD | National | Accredited | TBS | Sharran Parkinson

Department of Community Family and Addiction Sciences (CFAS)- Ph.D. in MFT | COAMFTE | National | Accredited | 2024| Douglas B Smith

Hospitality and Retail Management- Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management (RHIM) | ACPHA | National | Accredited | 2021 | Shane C. Blum

HDFS- EC (Early Childhood) - 6 Degree Plan | CAEP (NCATE) | National | Accredited | 2018 | Ann Mastergeorge and Stacy Johnson

HDFS- EHS (Early Head Start) | NAEYC | National | Accredited | 2020 | Stephanie Shine

Interior Design Program- Department of Design | Council for Interior Design Accreditation | National | Accredited | 2021 | Sharran Parkinson

Nutritional Sciences- Didactic Program in Dietetics | ACEND | National | Accredited | 2022 | Lydia Kloiber

Nutritional Sciences- Didactic Program Dietetics Internship | ACEND | National | Accredited | 2022 | Shelley Fillipp

Personal Financial Planning (PFP) | Certified Financial Planners Board of Standards | National | Accredited | November 2018 | Vickie Hampton

Visual and Performing Arts

School of Art | National Association of Schools of Art | National | Accredited | 2024 | Robin Germany

School of Music | National Association of Schools of Music | National | Accredited | 2024 | Keith Dye

School of Theatre and Dance | National Association of Schools of Dance | National | Accredited | 2021 | Mark Charney

School of Theatre and Dance | National Association of Schools of Theatre | National | Accredited | 2022 | Mark Charney

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