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Accreditation

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 Health Science Center is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award master's and doctoral degrees. 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 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. (ARCPA). Program graduates are eligible to sit for national certifying examinations. The University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

For further information regarding the institution's accreditation and state approval or to review related documents, contact the Provost's Office, Education and Administration Building, Room 854, 817-735-0268.

This page last modified June 7, 2010