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2021-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accreditations and Memberships

Tennessee State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist in education, and doctoral degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Tennessee State University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling 404-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org). 

Program Accreditations

College of Agriculture

Human Sciences (B.S.: American Association of Family and) Consumer Sciences, American Dietetics Association

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)
  • 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)