Skip Navigation
Current Students
Member, Texas Tech University System The Princeton Review - 373 Best Colleges, 2011 Edition

Program Accreditation

 

Angelo State University

imageAccrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS)

Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
Telephone: 4014-679-4500

Angelo State University has been accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) since 1932.  ASU is accredited by the SACSCOC to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.  The mission of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools  Commission on Colleges is to assure the educational quality and improve the effectiveness of its member institutions.

  College of Arts and Sciences

imageNational Accrediting Agency: National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Department: Visual and Performing Arts

National Association of Schools of Music
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190
Telephone: 703-437-0700
Fax: 703-437-6312

 College of Business

imageNational Accrediting Agency: Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Department: Accounting, Economics and Finance; and Management and Marketing

Accreditation Council for Business School Programs
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
Telephone: 913-339-9356

The College of Business has been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) since 1992.  Degree Programs offered in the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance and the Department of Management and Marketing are accredited by ACBSP.  This accreditation indicates that ASU meets or surpasses national standards for qualified faculty, library resources, international business and ethics curriculum, and job placement for its graduates in these disciplines.  

Degree Programs offered in the Department of Aerospace Studies are not accredited by the ACBSP.

College of Education

imageNational Accrediting Agency: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Department: Teacher Education

Nationally recognized:

imageAssociation of Childhood Education International

imageCouncil for Exceptional Children

All Programs in the College of Education meet the requirements for state and national accreditation.  Our Educator Preparation Program is accredited by the 
State of Texas, and our Education Unit is accredited through the National Council of Excellence in Teacher Preparation.  Our elementary teacher preparation program and special education program are both nationally recognized exemplary programs.

*Effective as of 2017 review ASU will transition to accreditation under  Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

imageState Accrediting Agency: SBEC/TEA

State Board for Educator Certification
Texas Education Agency
Educator Certification & Standards
1701 North Congress Ave
WBT 5-100
Austin, TX 78701-1494

Angelo State University is accredited to recommend candidates for state educator initial certification and for additional certification. Annually pass rates on state certification examinations are examined for continuing accreditation and all programs are evaluated every 5 years. Angelo State University’s programs were last evaluated in the fall of 2009.

 College of Health and Human Services

imageNational Accrediting Agency: National League of Nursing Accreditation (NLNAC)

Department: Baccalaureate, Masters Programs

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone: 404-975-5000
Toll Free: 866-747-9965
Fax: 404-975-5020

The BSN and MSN programs at ASU are fully accredited by the Accreditation commission for Educaiton in Nursing (ACEN), formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). The nursing program at ASU was originally accredited under the former NLNAC in June of 1974.

imageState Accrediting Agency: Texas Board of Nursing

Departments: Nursing Program

Texas Board of Nursing

333 Guadalupe #3-460
Austin, TX 78701
Telephone: 512-305-7400
Fax: 512-305-7401

imageNational Accrediting Agency: The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

Department: Nursing and Rehabilitation Sciences, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Education

1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
Telephone: 703-683-6748
Fax: 703-684-7343

The ASU physical therapy program was granted full accreditation by the commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) on October 30, 2002. the accredited program was initially for a Master of Physical Therapy, but has since converted to a Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.), which gained final approval through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on January 29, 2009. The first D.P.T. class matriculated in the summer of 2009 with the first graduation on May 12, 2012.  Current accreditation is in place until June 30, 2018.

imageNational Accrediting Agency: Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Departments: Social Work

Council on Social Work Education
1701 Duke Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: 703-683-8080
Fax: 703-683-8099

The Social Work program in the department of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work at ASU is currently seeking accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The CSWE is the sole accrediting agency for Social Work in the US. Preliminary documentation has been submitted and the final accreditation visit by the council is scheduled for October 2013.

Nationalimage Accrediting Agency: Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training (CAATE)

Department: Kinesiology

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
2201 Double Creek Drive
Suite 5006
Round Rock, TX 78664
Telephone: 512-733-9700
Fax: 512-733-9701

Angelo State University has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) since 2004 to offer education in the field of athletic training. The purpose of CAATE is to develop, maintain, and promote appropriate minimum education standards of qulity athletic training programs. CAATE accredits Professional, Post-Professional and Residency Programs in Athletic Training.