Accreditation - The University of Tulsa
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The University of Tulsa is a fully accredited national doctoral institution and is on the approved lists of the Higher Learning Commission and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. The various colleges and professional schools are accredited by their own professional agencies as well.

The Master of Science program in speech-language pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. The Ph.D. program in clinical psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) programs are approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. The D.N.P. programs are candidates for accreditation by the ACEN.

The graduate business programs of the Collins College of Business are accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). The College of Engineering and Natural Sciences is an institutional member of the American Society for Engineering Education. The TU undergraduate and graduate energy management programs are accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL).

The Graduate School is a member of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS), and the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS).

Since 1993, the university has also maintained membership in Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), a consortium of 114 Ph.D.-granting universities and a contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

In addition, the Graduate School participates in a number of university-wide assessment programs, as well as oversees regularly scheduled internal reviews of each graduate program.