Distance Education | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center offers a variety of programs for students interested in pursuing their education via distance learning.

Academic Programs

School of Health Professions

School of Nursing

School of Population and Public Health

State Authorization for Distance

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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. NC-SARA covers distance education learning, including most out-of-state field experiences. California is currently the only state that is not a NC-SARA member. As a public institution, TTUHSC is exempt from state oversight in California and not required to register with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE).

NC-SARA Approved (Red) and Non-Approved (Black) States:

            NC-SARA Approved States

Professional Licensure

NC-SARA does not cover state professional licensing requirements.  Please verify with your prospective program and state licensing board on eligibility.

State licensing board contact information by school and program:

Student Complaints

Student complaints should first be filed with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). Students may ask the NC-SARA complaint resolution contact in the state in which the student is located for assistance

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