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 | Tiffanie Brooks & Joseph Heppert

Animal Care | NIH - Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare | National | Negotiated Assurance in Place | 2019 | Tiffanie Brooks & Joseph Heppert

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 | Tiffanie Brooks & Joseph Heppert

Natural Sciences and 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

Biochemistry | American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) | National | Accredited | 2023 | Yehia Mechref

Chemistry | American Chemistry Society | National | Accredited |Review in Progress | Yehia Mechref

Environmental Toxicology | Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendment 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, CDA |Certified | 2019 | Alice Young

Environmental Toxicology | Federal Select Agent Program Registration, Department of Health and Human Sciences, CDC | Registered Facility | 2021 | 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 | 2026 | Laura Lowe and Cristina Bradatan

Master of Social Work Program | Council on Social Work Education | National | Accredited | 2021 | Valerie Borum and Cristina Bradatan

Business Administration

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

Rawls College of Business | American Association of Professional Landmen | National | Accredited | Margaret Williams

Education

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

Multi-department | Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation | National | Accredited | 2020 | Scott Ridley and Marcelo Schmidt

Engineering

Chemical Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2024 | Sindee Simon

Civil Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2024 | Venky Shankar

Computer Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2024 | Michael Giesselmann

Construction Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2024 | Venky Shanka

Electrical Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2024 | Michael Giesselmann

Environmental Engineering (MEV) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2024 | Venky Shankar

Industrial Engineering (BS): Ergonomics Human Factors | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society | National | Accredited | 2024 | Bryan Norman

Mechanical Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2024 | Stephen Ekwaro-Osire

Petroleum Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2024 | Marshall Watson

Computer Sciences (BS) | ABET Computing Accreditation Commission | Accredited | 2024 | Rattikorn Hewett

Human Sciences

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

Department of Community Family and Addiction Sciences (CFAS) - Ph.D. in CMFT | 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), NAEYC | National | Accredited | 2023 | Ann Mastergeorge and Stacy Johnson

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

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

Nutritional Sciences - Didactic Program in Dietetics | ACEND | National | Accredited | 2022 | Holli Booe

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

Personal Financial Planning (PFP) | Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards | National | Accredited | 2021 | 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 | 2023 | Kim Walker

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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