Apr 17, 2021  
2015-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accreditations and Memberships

Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Specialist in Education, and Doctoral 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 Tennessee State University.

Program Accreditations

College of Business

  • Business (M.B.A.: The Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business)

College of Education

  • Education (M.S., M.A.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Psychology (Ph.D. with concentration in Counseling: American Psychological Association (APA)

College of Health Sciences

  • Nursing (M.S.N.: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
  • Cardio-Respiratory Care Sciences (B.S.: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education
  • Occupational Therapy (MOT: The Master in Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association)
  • Physical Therapy (DPT: The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education)
  • Public Health (M.P.H.: Council on Education for Public Health)
  • Speech Pathology and Audiology (M.S.: Council of Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)

College of Public Service and Urban Affairs

  • Public Administration (M.P.A.: The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
  • Social Work (M.S.W.: The Council on Social Work Education)