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About Tennessee Tech

University Accreditation

Tennessee Technological University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404- 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tennessee Technological University.


Program Accreditation

In addition to the institutional accreditation, many of Tennessee Tech’s programs are accredited by specialized professional accrediting agencies. These nationally recognized programmatic accrediting agencies include:

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
  • ABET - formerly Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) - formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) - formerly National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Summary of University and Program Accreditation


  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education
  • American Association of State Colleges and University
  • American Council on Education
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • Higher Education Unit - American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Ohio Valley Conference
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities
  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture
  • Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities
  • Tennessee College Association