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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Accreditation

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 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 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. The Commission should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support the institution's significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard.

School of Nursing Accreditation

In November 1982, the undergraduate program received full accreditation from the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas and in December 1983, the National League for Nursing granted initial accreditation, which was retroactive prior to the first graduation in June 1983. The graduate program received initial accreditation in March 1992. The Traditional BSN, RN to BSN, Second Degree Accelerated BSN, Master’s Degrees, and Doctorate in Nursing Practice Programs at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-463-6930, http://www.aacn.nche.edu.

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing Nurse Midwifery program is initially accredited by the ACNM Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) (formerly ACNM Division of Accreditation), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374; Tel:240-485-1802, http://www.midwife.org/acme, acme@acnm.org.

Additionally, the School of Nursing is accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON), contact the BON at 333 Guadalupe #3-460, Austin, Texas 78701, or call 512-305-7400 for questions about accreditation of the School of Nursing program.

School of Nursing, 3601 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79430