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TTUHSC Accreditation

TTUHSC 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 TTUHSC. 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 baccalaureate degree program/master's degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and/or post-graduate APRN certificate program at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

The TTUHSC 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,,

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

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