University and Program Accreditation

The University of Tulsa is a private not-for-profit institution which has maintained accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission since 1929.  The Commission's accreditation covers the certificate, bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees awarded by TU.  The University of Tulsa is also approved by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.  In addition, some colleges, professional schools, and departments are accredited by their own professional agencies.

 

The University of Tulsa

Accredited: Higher Learning Commission (HLC)*
http://ncahlc.org/
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL  60604-1411
800-621-7440

*NOTE: Effective summer 2014, the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) will be dissolved.  Institutions should describe themselves as members of the Higher Learning Commission.
http://ncahlc.org/About-the-Commission/about-hlc.html

Approved: Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
405-225-9100
communicationsdepartment@osrhe.edu

College of Arts & Sciences

Communication Disorders

Speech-Language Pathology – MS
Accredited: Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology/American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CAA/ASHA)
http://www.asha.org
2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, Maryland 20850-3289
800-498-2071

Music

BA Music, B Music Composition, B Music Education, B Music Performance
Accredited: National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
http://nasm.arts-accredit.org
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
703-437-0700

Psychology

Clinical Psychology – PhD
Accredited: American Psychological Association (APA)
http://www.apa.org
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
202-336-5500

Teacher Education Program (PK - 12)

NOTE: The boards of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) met in Washington, DC, on Friday, October 22, and voted unanimously to consolidate educator accreditation under a new agency, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

NOTE: Pursuant to SB1797, effective July 1, 2014, the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation has consolidated with the Office of Educational Quality and Accountability.

Art (PK - 12) – BA, MA
Accredited: Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
http://www.teac.org
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
202-466-7236

Recognized: Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP)
http://ok.gov/octp
3545 NW 58th St.
Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-525-2612

Deaf Education (PK - 12) – BA
Accredited: Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
http://www.teac.org
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
202-466-7236

Recognized: Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP)
http://ok.gov/octp
3545 NW 58th St.
Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-525-2612

Exercise and Sports Science (PK - 12) – BSEXSS
Accredited: Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
http://www.teac.org
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
202-466-7236

Recognized: Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP)
http://ok.gov/octp
3545 NW 58th St.
Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-525-2612

Languages (PK - 12) – BA
Accredited: Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
http://www.teac.org
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
202-466-7236

Recognized: Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP)
http://ok.gov/octp
3545 NW 58th St.
Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-525-2612

Music Education (PK - 12) – BME (Instrumental or Vocal)
Accredited: Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
http://www.teac.org
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
202-466-7236

Recognized: Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP)
http://ok.gov/octp
3545 NW 58th St.
Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-525-2612

Teacher Education Program (1 - 8)

Elementary Education – BA, Master Degrees Available
Accredited: Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
http://www.teac.org
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
202-466-7236

Recognized: Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP)
http://ok.gov/octp
3545 NW 58th St., Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-525-2612

Deaf Education (Elementary) – BA
Accredited: Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
http://councilondeafed.org/
Gallaudet University
P.O. Box 2074
800 Florida Ave., NE
Washington, DC  20002-3695
Additional information available:
Educational Enhancement for the Field of Deaf Education
http://www.deafed.net/Default.asp  

Teacher Education Program (6 - 12)

Secondary Education: English, Math, Science, Social Studies – BA, BS, Master Degrees Available
Accredited: Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
http://www.teac.org
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20036
202-466-7236

Recognized: Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation (OCTP)
http://ok.gov/octp
3545 NW 58th St.
Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
405-525-2612

Collins College of Business

Undergraduate and Graduate Business Degrees – BSBA, BSIBL, MBA, MAcc, MEB, MSF
Accredited: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB)
http://www.aacsb.edu
777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750
Tampa, FL 33602 USA
813-769-6500

Nursing – BSN
Accredited: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
http://www.acenursing.org
3343 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000

Athletic Training – BSAT
Accredited: Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
http://www.caate.net
6836 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 250
Austin, TX 78731-3193
512-733-9700

College of Engineering and Natural Sciences

Chemical Engineering – BS
Accredited: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
http://www.abet.org
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-347-7700

Chemistry – BA, BS
Approved: American Chemical Society (ACS)
http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en.html
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC  20036
800-227-5558

Computer Science – BS
Accredited: Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
http://www.abet.org
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-347-7700

Electrical Engineering – BS
Accredited: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
http://www.abet.org
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-347-7700

Engineering Physics – BS
Accredited: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
http://www.abet.org
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-347-7700

Mechanical Engineering – BS
Accredited: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
http://www.abet.org
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-347-7700

Petroleum Engineering – BS
Accredited: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
http://www.abet.org
415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-347-7700

College of Law

Law – JD
Accredited: American Bar Association (ABA)
http://www.abanet.org
321 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60654-7598
800-285-2221

Updated August 14, 2014