ATU

 

ACCREDITATION

 

 

HIGHER LEARNING COMMISSION (HLC)

Arkansas Tech University is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association. Tech has maintained continuous accreditation since 1930 and our last reaffirmation visit occurred during the 2010-2011 academic year. Our next reaffirmation visit will occur during the 2020-2021 academic year. 

   
ATU HLC 2020 Reaffirmation of Accreditation Site

 

HLC Documentation

 

 

SPECIALIZED/External ACCREDITATION

 


Russellville Campus

Accrediting Body
Degree
Notice Letter   

logo for AACSB

Association to Advance Collegiate
 Schools of Business 
(AACSB International)

  • Accounting (BSBA)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Business Data Analytics (BSBA)
  • Economics and Finance (BSBA)
  • Marketing (BSBA)
  • Management (BSBA)

 

January 29, 2021

 CAEP Logo

Council for the Accreditation of
Educator Preparation (CAEP)

  • Agricultural Education (BS)
  • Art Education (BA - Teaching Licensure K-12)
  • Business Education (BS)
  • Chemistry Education (BS)
  • Computer Science Education (BS)
  • Creative Writing Education (BFA)
  • English Education (BA)
  • Foreign Languages Education (BA)
  • Life Science & Earth Science Education (BS)
  • Mathematics Education (BS)
  • Music Education (BME)
  • Physics Education (BS)
  • Social Studies Education (BA)
  • Speech Education (BA)

 

November 20, 2020

Council for the Accreditation of
Educator Preparation (CAEP)

  •  Educational Leadership (EdS)
  • Educational Leadership (MEd)
  • Elementary Education (BS)
  • Health & Physical Education (BS)
  • Instructional Technology (MEd)
  • Middle Level Education (BS)
  • School Counseling & Leadership (MEd)
  • School Leadership (EdD)
  • Special Education K-12 (MEd)
  • Teaching (MAT)
  • Teaching, Learning, & Leadership (MEd)

 

November 20, 2020 

 

 Computing Accreditation Commission
of ABET, Inc.

  • Computer Science (BS)
  • Information Systems (BS)

 

Status with Accreditor

CAEME Logo

Council for the Accreditation of Emergency
Management Education (CAEME)

  •  Emergency Administration & Management (BS)

 

July 22, 2019

NASAD Logo

National Association of
Schools of Art and Design

  •  Art Education (BA - Teaching Licensure K-12)
  • Fine Art (BA)
  • Fine Art (BFA)
  • Game and Interactive Media Design (BFA)
  • Graphic Design (BA)
  • Graphic Design (BFA)

 

November 9, 2018

CAHIIM Logo

 Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics
and Information Management Education (CAHIMM)

  •  Health Information Management (BS)

 

 

January 24, 2020

ACHPA logo 

Accreditation Commission for Programs
in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)

  •  Hospitality Administration (BS)

 

February 26, 2016

 

Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.

  • Electrical Engineering (BSEE)
  • Mechanical Engineering (BSME)

 

Status with Accreditor

NASM Logo

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

  • Music (BA)
  • Music Education (BA)

 

December 16, 2016

ACEN logo

Accreditation Commission for Education
in Nursing (ACEN)

  • Nursing (BSN)
  • Nursing (MSN)

 

April 7, 2017 (BSN)

April 7, 2017 (MSN)

  COAPRT Logo

Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation,
Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT)

  • Recreation & Park Administration (BS)

 

June 11, 2013

CAAHEP logo

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

upon recommendation by
Committee on Rehabilitation Accreditation (CoRA)

  • Rehabilitation Science (BS)

 

 

 

July 19, 2021

 

Download this document: Specially Accredited Programs

OZARK CAMPUS

Accrediting body
degree
Notice letter

hvac

HVAC Excellence

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (AAS)
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - Facilities Management (AAS)
 

ACEN logo

Accreditation Commission for Education 
in Nursing (ACEN)

  •  Registered Nursing (AAS)
March 13, 2019

ase

 

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation

  • Automotive Service Technology (AAS)
March 24, 2017

caaep

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health
Education Programs (CAAHEP)
 upon recommendation
by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT)

  • Cardiovascular Technology-Adult Echocardiography (AS)
 May 24, 2021

cahiim

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics
and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

  • Health Information Technology (AAS)
 December 20, 2016

chshe

Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE)

  • Human Services (AAS)
 October 29, 2017

caahep

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health
Education Programs (CAAHEP)
 upon Recommendation by the
Medical Assisting Education Board (MAERB) of the American Association of Medical Assisting

  • Medical Assisting (AAS)
 September 15, 2017
December 2017 (full approval)

aota

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (AAS)
 

capte

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
American Physical Therapy Association (CAPTE)

 

 

 

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (AAS)

 

November 9, 2016
DEGREES
LICENSURES
 

health

Arkansas Department of Health Cosmetology Division

Arkansas Department of Heath Division of Emergency Services

Arkansas State Board of Nursing

  •  Cosmetic Science (AAS)
  • Paramedic/Emergency Medical Services (AAS)
  • Practical Nursing (AAS)
  • Registered Nursing (AAS)

2020 Cosmetology License - Ark Dept of Health Cosmetology Section

 

2019-2023 Practical Nursing Certificate of Continued Full Approval - Ark State Board of Nursing

2016-2021 Associate Science in Nursing Certificate of Full Approval -Ark State Board of Nursing

 

Download this document: Specially Accredited Programs

 

 

AWARDS & RANKINGS

 

Recognized as a College of Distinction for 2021-2022

 

Recognized as one of the best value for online colleges in arkansas for 2020

 
 

Recognized as a Career Development College of Distinction for 2021-2022

 

Recognized as College of Distinction in the Field of Education for 2021-2022

 

 Recognized as College of Distinction in the Field of Business for 2021-2022

    

Recognized as a College of Distinction for Military Support

Recognized as a College of distinction for Equity & Inclusion

 

Recognized as a leader in Financial Aid by Lendedu

 

  

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