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The University of Tampa is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges for questions about the accreditation of The University of Tampa at:

Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
Telephone: (404) 679-4500

Other accreditations include:
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AACSB International – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business:

Sykes College of Business


AAM – American Alliance of Museums:

The Henry B. Plant Museum


ABET – Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology:  

Management Information Systems

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences 

Undergraduate criminology and criminal justice program
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ACS – American Chemical Society:


ARC-PA – Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant

Physician Assistant Medicine Accreditation-Provisional


ASBMB—American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

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Business Continuity Management System (BCMS 701112) - ISO 22301:2012:

Business Continuity Management System


CAATE – Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education: 

Athletic Training


CAPACS – Commission on the Accreditation of Programs in Applied and Clinical Sociology: 

Applied Sociology

 CCNE - Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at UT are accredited by CCNE.  
 COSMA logo COSMA - Commission on Sport Management Accreditation

Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
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Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) approves UT's teacher educator programs.

 Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC)

FEPAC - Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission

Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science

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International Standards Organization and International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC)   ­Information Security Management System (IS 609052) 27001:2013:

Information Security Management System

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NASAD - National Association of Schools of Art & Design

Programs in art, design, museum studies, animation, film and new media production


NASM – National Association of Schools of Music: 

Music, Music Education and Musical Theatre


The Florida Department of Education approves UT's education programs.

  Veterans Training 

The Florida State Approving Agency for Veterans’ Training recognizes the University for veterans’ educational benefits.