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Accreditation Agencies

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and first professional degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation status of UTHSC.

 

College of Dentistry


Degree Program Agency Conducting Review Last Site Visit Next Scheduled Site Visit
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) 2017 2024
                 BS in Dental Hygiene (BSDH)                Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) 2017 2024

College of Health Professions


Degree Program Agency Conducting Review Last Site Visit Next Scheduled Site Visit
Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology      
MS in Speech-Language Pathology (MSSLP) Council on Academic Accreditation in
Audiology and Speech Language
2014 2022
Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Council on Academic Accreditation in
Audiology and Speech Language
2014 2022
Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences      
Bachelor of Science in
Medical Laboratory Science (BSMLS)
National Accrediting Agency
for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
2015 2024
Master of Cytopathology Practice (MCP) Commission on Accreditation of
Allied Health Educations Programs (CAAHEP)
for Cytopathology Practice
2019 2026
Cytotechnology Commission on Accreditation of
Allied Health Educations Programs (CAAHEP)
for Cytopathology Practice
2019 2026
Histotechnology

National Accrediting Agency for
Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) for
Cytopathology Practice-Histotechnology

2017 2022
Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science Included in review of BSMLS (above) 2015 2024

Department of Health Informatics
and Information Management

     

Master of Health Informatics
and Information Management (MHIM)

Commission on Accreditation
for Health Informatics and Information
Management Education (CAHIIM)
2017 2026
Department of Occupational Therapy      
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Accreditation Council for
Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
2014 2023
Department of Physical Therapy      
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Commission on Accreditation 
in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

2013 2023

College of Medicine


Degree Program Agency Conducting Review Last Site Visit Next Scheduled Site Visit
Master of Medical Science - Physician
Assistant (MMS-PA) 
Accreditation Review Commission on
Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
2018 2027 
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) 2014 2022

College of Nursing


Degree Program Agency Conducting Review Last Site Visit Next Scheduled Site Visit
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) 2014 2019
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
all specialties
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) 2014 2024

Doctor of Nursing Practice
Nurse Anesthesia

Council on Accreditation of Nurse
Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
2009 2019

College of Pharmacy


Degree Program Agency Conducting Review Last Site Visit Next Scheduled Site Visit
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

2016 (Nashville Campus
Monitoring 2015) 

2022-2023

 

If you have further questions, or would like to obtain or review documents describing accreditation, approval, or licensure please contact:

Dr. Lori Stewart Gonzalez
Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs
Hyman Administration Building, Suite 400
62 South Dunlap Street
Memphis TN 38163-0000
Phone: (901) 448-4930
Fax: (901) 448-2100
E-Mail: lsgonz01@uthsc.edu

Dr. MaryAnn Clark
Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs
Hyman Administration Building, Suite 400
62 South Dunlap Street
Memphis TN 38163-0000
Phone: (901) 448-4930
Fax: (901) 448-2100
E-Mail: mclark79@uthsc.edu

 

Last Published: Nov 14, 2019