School of Health Professions


Program Agency Last Accreditation Next Accreditation Status Documentation
Clinical Laboratory Sciences The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) 2010 2017 Certificate of Accreditation
Occupational Therapy The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) 2004 2015 Certificate of Accreditation
Physician Assistant Studies The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) 2010 2016 Certificate of Accreditation
Physical Therapy The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) 2005 2015 Certificate of Accreditation
Respiratory Care The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) 2007 2017 Certificate of Accreditation


The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

The purpose for publishing the Commission’s address and contact numbers is to enable interested constituents (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.

Normal inquiries about The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and not to the Commission’s office.


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