UT Health Science Center Accreditation

University

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also called UT Health San Antonio, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificate, baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and special professional degrees. Questions about the accreditation of UT Health San Antonio may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404)-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website, www.sacscoc.org.

Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine

The Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for accreditation of programs of medical education leading to the M.D. degree in the United States. It is jointly sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association. Accreditation surveys occur approximately every eight years with the most recent being in January 2019. Re-accreditation assures our stakeholders that our medical education program meets or exceeds nationally accepted standards of quality. The LCME continued full accreditation for the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine for a period of eight years. With the eight-year term, the next LCME full survey visit for the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine will take place in the 2026-27 academic year. https://lcme.org/

The Deaf Education and Hearing Science (M.D.E.H.S.) program is accredited by the Council on the Education of the Deaf, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900. The Council is an organization sponsored by eight national premiere organizations in deafness and maintains high standards for persons working with dead and/or hard-of-hearing students in all educational settings. For more information about the Council, please see: https://councilondeafed.org/

School of Dentistry

All educational programs in the School of Dentistry are accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Commission’s last site visit was in October 2019.  All programs in the School of Dentistry are currently accredited. The Commission on Dental Accreditation may be contacted by phone at 1-800-621-8098. The Commission is located at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611. https://coda.ada.org/en

School of Health Professions

Emergency Health Sciences

The Paramedic certificate programs is accredited by the Committee on Accredita­tion of Educational Programs for the EMS Professions (CoAEMSP).  The commission may be contacted at 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088, phone (214)-703-8445.  https://coaemsp.org/

The EMT Basic and Paramedic certificate programs are accredited and by the Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Management.  The department may be contacted at 1100 W. 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756-3199, phone 888-963-7111https://www.dshs.texas.gov/emstraumasystems/default.shtm

Medical Laboratory Sciences

The Medical Laboratory Sciences programs are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).  The agency may be contacted at 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119, phone (773)-714-8886https://www.naacls.org/

Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapy program is accredited through the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). The council may be contacted at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929, phone (301)-652-6611.   https://acoteonline.org/all-schools/

Physical Therapy

The Physical Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).  The commission may be contacted at 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22305-3085, phone 800-999-2782https://www.capteonline.org/

Physician Assistant Studies

The Physician Assistant Studies' program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The commission may be contacted at 3325 Paddocks Parkway, Suite 345, Suwanee, GA 30024, phone (770)-476-1224http://www.arc-pa.org/

Respiratory Care

The Respiratory Care programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).  The commission may be contacted at 264 Precision Blvd., Telford, TN 37690, phone (817)-283-2835https://coarc.com/

Speech-Language Pathology

The Speech-Language Pathology program is currently in candidacy status by The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology  (CAA). The program will be reviewed for full accreditation status in 2022.  The council may be contacted at 2200 Research Boulevard, #310 Rockville, MD 20850, phone 800-498-2071https://caa.asha.org/

School of Nursing

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.), Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) Programs, as well as the Post-Graduate Certificate, are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Additionally, the BSN Program is fully approved by the Texas Board of Nursing.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
P: (202)-887-6791
https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE

Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701-3944
P: (512)-305-7400
https://www.bon.texas.gov/education_programs.asp

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The Professional Doctorate in Medical Physics (D.M.P.) is accredited by CAMPEP (Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs, Inc.). The commission may be contacted at 1631 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314. (571)-298-1239 http://www.campep.org/ 

The Ph.D. program in Radiological Sciences specializing in Medical Physics is accredited by CAMPEP (Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs, Inc.). The commission may be contacted at 1631 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314. (571)-298-1239http://www.campep.org/ 

The M.S. degree program in Medical Health Physics is highly integrated with the medical physics track of the Ph.D. program in Radiological Sciences and shares the CAMPEP accreditation status. http://www.campep.org/

Off-campus Instructional Sites (Additional Locations)

Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children
603 East Hildebrand Avenue
San Antonio, TX 18212
United States
Type: Approved >= 50%
Status: Open

The Texas Hearing Institute
3100 Shenandoah Street
Houston, TX 77021
United States
Type: Approved >= 50% >
Status: Open

The University of Texas Education and Research Center at Laredo
1937 East Bustamante Street
Laredo, TX 78041
United States
Type: Approved >= 50%
Status: Open