Compliance Certification Report

3.6.4
The institution defines and publishes requirements for its graduate and post-baccalaureate professional programs. These requirements conform to commonly accepted standards and practices for degree programs. (Post-Baccalaureate Program Requirements)
√ Compliant
Partially Compliant
Non-Compliant
Narrative:
Requirements for graduate and post-baccalaureate professional programs are described in The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston General Information Catalog and the requirements for each program are described in detail in the bulletins for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (1a) (1b), School of Nursing (2a) (2b), School of Allied Health Sciences (3), and the School of Medicine (4). The requirements are in compliance with standards established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (5) and The University of Texas System Board of Regents (6). Health profession programs at the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health Sciences also meet national standards for their respective accrediting bodies (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13).
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Source
1a
UTMB Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Bulletin, 2007-2009, Requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree, pp. 17-20
http://www.gsbs.utmb.edu/GSBSBulletin.pdf
1b
UTMB Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Bulletin, 2007-2009, Requirements for the Masterís Degrees, pp. 21-23
http://www.gsbs.utmb.edu/GSBSBulletin.pdf
2a
UTMB School of Nursing Bulletin, 2007-2009, Masterís Program, pp. 35-68
http://www.son.utmb.edu/academic_programs/SON%20Bulletin%202007-2009.pdf
2b
UTMB School of Nursing Bulletin, 2007-2009, Nursing Ph.D. Program, p. 72
http://www.son.utmb.edu/academic_programs/SON%20Bulletin%202007-2009.pdf
3
UTMB School of Allied Health Sciences Bulletin, 2007-2009, Satisfactory Academic Progress in Masterís Program, pp. 100-101
http://www.sahs.utmb.edu/sahs_bulletin.pdf
4
UTMB School of Medicine Bulletin, 2007-2009, Academic Advancement Policies, pp. 26-42
http://www.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices/about/catalogs.html
5
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Chapter 5, Subchapter C, Approval of New Academic Programs and Administrative Changes at Public Universities and/or Health-Related Institutions
http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/Rules/Tac3.cfm?Chapter_ID=5&Subchapter=C&Print=1
6
Regents' Rules and Regulations, Series 40307, Academic Program Approval Standards
http://www.utsystem.edu/bor/rules/40000Series/40307%202004%2012%2010%2001.pdf
7
The Liaison Committee on Medical Education, II. Educational Program, C. Teaching and Evaluation, pp. 14-15
http://www.lcme.org/functions2006june.pdf
8
American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Standards for Accreditation of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Programs
http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Accreditation/NewStandards.htm
9
Standards for an Accredited Educational Program for the Occupational Therapist, Standard A.6.0, Program Evaluation
http://aota.org/nonmembers/area13/links/LINK31.asp
10
Evaluative Criteria for Accreditation of Education Programs for the Preparation of Physical Therapists, pp. B1-B34
http://www.apta.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=PT_Programs1&Template=/TaggedPage/TaggedPageDisplay.cfm&TPLID=132&ContentID=21559
11
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, pp. 4-11
http://www.naacls.org/PDFviewer.asp?mainUrl=/docs/standards_cls-mt.pdf
12
Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant: Accreditation Manual
http://www.arc-pa.org/Standards/manual906withclarififyingchange.pdf 13.
13
Standards and Guidelines for the Profession of Respiratory Care, IV. Student and Graduate Evaluation/Assessment, pp. 8-9
http://www.coarc.com/documents/new/CAAHEP-CoARC 2003 Standards.doc