University of Houston-Clear Lake is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctorate 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 Houston-Clear Lake.
College of Business Accreditations
|University of Houston-Clear Lake is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.|
College of Education Accreditations
UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.
We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.
College of Human Sciences and Humanities Accreditations
The Applied Cognitive Psychology concentration and the Human Factors Certificate program are accredited by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. The University of Houston-Clear Lake is one of only two Texas universities to earn this distinction.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association officially recognizes University of Houston-Clear Lake's Exercise and Health Sciences Program.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association officially recognizes University of Houston-Clear Lake's Fitness and Human Performance Program.
University of Houston-Clear Lake Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) degree program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
University of Houston-Clear Lake's School Psychology Program is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists and nationally recognized by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
University of Houston-Clear Lake's Social Work undergraduate program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
The Behavior Analysis program is accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International Accreditation Board.
The Marriage and Family Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE).
College of Science and Computer Engineering Accreditations
UHCL is one of only 10 U.S. universities with computing programs accredited under three different curriculum guidelines of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Inc. The College of Science and Engineering’s undergraduate degree plan in computer engineering is accredited by the ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission, while its Computer Accreditation Commission has accredited our undergraduate degree plans in computer science and computer information systems. The organization’s Applied Science Commission has accredited the undergraduate environmental science sub-plans for safety and industrial hygiene. Our chemistry degree program is accredited by the American Chemical Society.