The University of the Incarnate Word is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and 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 the Incarnate Word.  See also web site:

The University holds national and specialized accreditations in the following disciplines:

College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences:

  • American Association for Music Therapy (BM in Music Therapy)
  • National Association of Schools of Theater (BA in Theatre Arts)

Division of Extended Academic Programs:

Accreditation Council of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs for the following business programs:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree with concentrations in Accounting, Finance, General Business, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing

Dreeben School of Education:

Texas State Board for Education Certification (all teacher certification programs)

Feik School of Pharmacy:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (Doctor of Pharmacy)

H-E-B School of Business and Administration:

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs for the following business programs:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with concentrations in Accounting, Banking and Finance, General Business, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Merchandising Management and Sport Management.
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (Master of Health Care Administration, M.H.A.)

Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions:

  • Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education (BSN, MSN, DNP)
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (BS Nuclear Medicine Science)
  • Commission of Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Programs (BS Athletic Training)

Rosenberg School of Optometry: 

  • Accreditation Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association
  • School of Media and Design
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (B.A. in Interior Environmental Design)

School of Mathematics, Science, and Engineering:

  • Academy of Nutrition and dietetics (BS and MS in Nutrition, and Dietetic Internship)

School of Physical Therapy:

  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.