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Accreditations

Texas Health and Science University is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award master’s and bachelor’s degrees, and certificates.  The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.  ACICS is located at 1350 Eye Street NW, Suite 560, Washington, DC, 20005; phone 202-336-6780; fax 202-842-2593.

The Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program of Texas Health and Science University is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), the recognized accrediting agency for programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners. ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Suite 2, Eden Prairie, MN 55347; phone 952/212-2434; fax 952/657-7068.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has issued a Certificate of Authorization to grant Bachelor and Master Degrees to Texas Health and Science University.  Texas Health and Science University has demonstrated that it meets the standards set forth in the rules of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and qualifies for an exemption pursuant to Subchapter G, Chapter 61, Texas Education Code and, as defined in Chapter 7.3 of Board rules from certain, but not all, regulations. This exemption will continue as long as the institution maintains its accreditation status with the accrediting organization Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools and standards acceptable to the Coordinating Board. Texas Health and Science University is authorized to conduct courses, grant degrees, grant credit toward degrees, and to use certain protected academic terms in the State of Texas until expiration of its current grant of accreditation.