SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools)
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificate, baccalaureate, masters, doctoral and special professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. [ learn more ]
AAHRPP (Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs)
UTHealth and our Human Subjects Research Protection Program has recently been awarded full accreditation by the AAHRPP (the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs). AAHRPP accreditation represents the gold standard for the conduct of human subjects research and is based upon the demonstration that an institution is committed to providing the highest level of assurance for the protection of the safety and well-being of individuals who participate in human subjects research. [ learn more ]
AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs.
Every 3 years the UTHealth undergoes a self-study and an external peer-review of the institutional animal care and use program to ensure the administration, our funding agencies, and the public that the institution is maintaining high standards that are consistent with federal laws, guidelines and policies relating to the use of experimental animals in biomedical research. [ learn more ]
School Programs by Accreditation
See the most recent FACT BOOK for a listing of UTHealth school programs by Accreditation.