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." (Standard 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 Last Review | TTU Representative
    

Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Animal Care | AAALAC | International | Continued Full Accreditation | 2019 | Tiffanie Brooks and Joseph Heppert

Animal Care | NIH - Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare | National | Negotiated Assurance in Place | 2018 | Tiffanie Brooks and Joseph Heppert

Animal Care and Use Programs | USDA-APHIS-AC | National | In Compliance | 2020 | Tiffanie Brooks and Joseph Heppert

Landscape Architecture | UG/Grad Pro, Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board | National | Accredited | BLA - 2018, MLA - 2017 | Eric Bernard

Meat Laboratory | USDA - Food Safety and Inspection Service | National | In Compliance | Daily | Joseph Heppert, Chance Brooks, and Tate Corliss

Meat Laboratory | USDA - APHIS | National | In Compliance | 2019 | Joseph Heppert, Chance Brooks, and Tate Corliss

Range Management | UG Program: Society for Range Management | National | Accredited | 2019 | Mark C. Wallace

School of Veterinary Medicine | American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education | National | Received Letter of Reasonable Assurance | 2020 | John Dascanio

Architecture

Master of Architecture | NAAB | National | Accredited | 2016 | Jim Williamson

Arts and Sciences

Biochemistry | American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) | National | Accredited | 2016 | Yehia Mechref

Chemistry | American Chemistry Society | National | Accredited | 2018 | 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, CDC | Registered Facility | 2018 | Alice Young

Human Factors Specialization in Experimental Psychology | Human Factors and Ergonomics Society | National | Accredited | 2017 | Keith S. Jones and Robert Morgan

Department of Psychology/Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology | Health Service Psychology, APA | National | Accredited | 2013 | Jason Van Allen and Robert Morgan

Psychological Sciences |  APA | National | Accredited | 2013 | Sheila Garos

Master of Public Administration | NASPAA | National | Up for Review | 2015 | Timothy Nokken

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

Master of Social Work Program | Council on Social Work Education | National | Accredited | 2018 | Andrew Rose and Cristina Bradatan

Business Administration

Rawls College of Business | Association to Advance Collegiate Schools (AACSB) | National | Accredited | 2018 | Margaret Williams

Rawls College of Business | American Association of Professional Landmen | National | Accredited | 2017 | Margaret Williams

Education

Counselor Education Programs | CACREP | National | Fully Accredited | 2015 | Bret Hendricks and Jesse Perez Mendez

Educational Psychology and Leadership | Association for the Education Accreditation Council | National | In Review | 2015 | Nora Griffin-Shirley

Multi-department | Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation | National | Fully Accredited | 2014 | Doug Hamman and Jesse Perez Mendez

Teacher Education Department | Texas Education Agency / State Board for Educator Certification | Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster | 2020 | Donna Brasher

Engineering

Chemical Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2018 | Sindee Simon

Civil Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2018 | Venky Shankar

Computer Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2018 | Michael Giesselmann

Construction Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2018 | Venky Shankar

Electrical Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2018 | Michael Giesselmann

Environmental Engineering (MEV) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2018 | Venky Shankar

Industrial Engineering (BS): Ergonomics Human Factors | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society | National | Accredited | 2018 | Bryan Norman

Mechanical Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2018 | Nurcan Bac

Petroleum Engineering (BS) | ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission | National | Accredited | 2018 | Marshall Watson

Computer Sciences (BS) | ABET Computing Accreditation Commission | Accredited | 2017 | Al Sacco, Narcun Bac, and Rattikorn Hewett

Human Sciences

Department of Design | National Association for Schools and Art and Design, NASAD | National | Accredited | 2012 | Sharran Parkinson

Department of Community Family and Addiction Sciences (CFAS) - Ph.D. in CMFT | COAMFTE | National | Accredited | 2018 | Stephen T. Fife

Department of Community Family and Addiction Sciences (CFAS) - M.S. in CMFT | COAMFTE | National | Accredited | 2019 | Stephen T. Fife

Hospitality and Retail Management | Category Management Association | National | Accredited | 2019 | Robert Jones

Hospitality and Retail Management - Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management (RHIM) | ACPHA | National | Accredited | 2014 | Shane C. Blum

HDFS | NCFR | National | Accredited | 2016 | Ann Mastergeorge

HDFS - EC (Early Childhood) - 6 Degree Plan | CAEP | National | Accredited | 2013 | Marcelo Schmidt and Ann Mastergeorge 

HDFS - CEHS (Center for Early Head Start) | NAEYC | National | Accredited | 2016 | Stephanie Shine and Ann Mastergeorge

HDFS - CDRC (Child Development Research Center) | NAEYC | National | Accredited | 2017 | Stacy Johnson and Ann Mastergeorge

Interior Design Program - Department of Design | Council for Interior Design Accreditation, CIDA | National | Accredited | 2015 | Sharran Parkinson

Nutritional Sciences - Didactic Program in Dietetics | ACEND | National | Accredited | 2013 | Holli Booe

Nutritional Sciences - Didactic Program Dietetics Internship | ACEND | National | Accredited | 2014 | Shelley Fillipp

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

Museum of Texas Tech

Natural Sciences Research Laboratory | AAM | National | Good Standing | 2020 | Robert D. Bradley

Mammal Collection | American Society of Mammalogists | National | Good Standing | 2019 | Robert D. Bradley

Genetic Resources Collection | American Society of Mammalogists | National | Good Standing | 2019 | Robert D. Bradley

School of Law

School of Law | ABA | National | ABA-Approved Law School | 2018 | Jack Wade Nowlin

Visual and Performing Arts

School of Art | National Association of Schools of Art | National | Accredited | 2012 | Robin Germany

School of Music | National Association of Schools of Music | National | Accredited | 2012 | Kim Walker

School of Theatre and Dance | National Association of Schools of Dance | National | Accredited | 2011 | Mark Charney

School of Theatre and Dance | National Association of Schools of Theatre | National | Accredited | 2011 | Mark Charney

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