Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
Visit the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness SACSCOC Accreditation page for more details on accreditation process.
The Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is separately accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). The LCME is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) as the reliable authority for the accreditation of medical education programs leading to the M.D. degree and is sponsored jointly by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the American Medical Association (AMA).
Visit the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine LCME accreditation webpage for more details on the LCME accreditation process.