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University & 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

Kendall College of Arts & Sciences

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 (OCTP) office has merged with the Office of Accountability to become the Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA).

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: Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA)
https://www.ok.gov/oeqa
840 Research Parkway, Suite 455
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
Phone:  405-522-5399
Fax:  405-525-0373

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: Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA)
https://www.ok.gov/oeqa
840 Research Parkway, Suite 455
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
Phone:  405-522-5399
Fax:  405-525-0373

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: Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA)
https://www.ok.gov/oeqa
840 Research Parkway, Suite 455
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
Phone:  405-522-5399
Fax:  405-525-0373

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: Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA)
https://www.ok.gov/oeqa
840 Research Parkway, Suite 455
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
Phone:  405-522-5399
Fax:  405-525-0373

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: Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA)
https://www.ok.gov/oeqa
840 Research Parkway, Suite 455
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
Phone:  405-522-5399
Fax:  405-525-0373

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: Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA)
https://www.ok.gov/oeqa
840 Research Parkway, Suite 455
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
Phone:  405-522-5399
Fax:  405-525-0373

Deaf Education (Elementary) – BADE
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: Art, English, Foreign Language, Math, Science, Social Studies, Theatre (Speech/Drama/Debate) – 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: Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA)
https://www.ok.gov/oeqa
840 Research Parkway, Suite 455
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
Phone:  405-522-5399
Fax:  405-525-0373

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

College of Engineering and Natural Sciences

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

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

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

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

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

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

College of Health Sciences

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
6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100
Austin, TX 78731-3184
512-733-9700

Speech-Language Pathology – MS
Accredited: Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association
http://www.asha.org
2200 Research Boulevard #310
Rockville, Maryland 20850-3289
800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700

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 (OCTP) office has merged with the Office of Accountability to become the Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA).

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: Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA)
https://www.ok.gov/oeqa
840 Research Parkway, Suite 455
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
Phone:  405-522-5399
Fax:  405-525-0373

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


For questions, please contact Mary Kelly, Director of Assessment, at 918-631-3262.

Updated January 17, 2017.