Accreditation

Texas A&M University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, [404] 679-4501) to award degrees at the bachelorsí, mastersí, doctoral and professional levels. The curriculum in architecture is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board; the curriculum in urban and regional planning is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board; the curriculum in landscape architecture is accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board and the curriculum in construction science is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education. The clinical psychology program in the Department of Psychology and the counseling psychology and school psychology program in the Department of Educational Psychology are accredited by the American Psychological Association. The veterinary medicine degree program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education. The medical education degree program is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. The curriculum in forestry is accredited by the Society of American Foresters and the curriculum in rangeland ecology and management is accredited by the Society for Range Management. The dietetic track in the nutritional sciences curriculum and the dietetic internship program are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education. Within the Dwight Look College of Engineering, the undergraduate programs in aerospace, biological and agricultural engineering, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial, mechanical, nuclear, ocean, petroleum and radiological health engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). The engineering technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET. The computer science program is accredited by the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board (CSAB). The baccalaureate and masterís curricula in Mays Business School are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The agricultural journalism curricula is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. The curriculum in recreation, park and tourism sciences is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Recreation, Park Resources and Leisure Services. The Master of Public Service and Administration degree in the Bush School of Government and Public Service is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. Other accrediting agencies which have approved programs offered at the University are the American Chemical Society, and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. The Agricultural Systems Management curriculum is recognized by the American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers. The Food Science and Technology curriculum is approved by the Institute of Food Technologists. Programs in professional education and degrees conferred by Texas A&M University are approved by the State Board of Educator Certification for certification and salary qualification purposes and are fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.