The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, for questions about the accreditation of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Selected academic programs are accredited by the following agencies:
The baccalaureate degree in nursing and the master's degree in nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, telephone 202-463-6930.
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, Community Counseling/Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Council on Social Work Education
Texas Board of Nursing
The Texas Education Agency
The UMHB Art Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.
The UMHB Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
The UMHB Doctor of Physical Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:
Selected academic programs are seeking accreditation by the following agencies:
The UMHB Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program has applied for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is The program must be granted Candidacy Status, have a preaccreditation review, complete an on-site evaluation, and be granted Accreditation Status before its graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

The University is affiliated with or a member of the following agencies:

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
American Association of University Women
American Choral Directors Association
American College of Musicians
American Counseling Association
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
The Association of American Colleges and Universities
The Association of College and Research Libraries
Association of Texas Graduate Schools
Baptist General Convention of Texas
Central Texas Music Teachers Association
Committee for Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
The Council for Christian Colleges and Universities
The Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas
International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities
Kindermusik International
Kodaly Educator of Texas
Music Teachers National Association
The National Conference of Church Related Schools
National Federation of Music Clubs
National Guild of Piano Teachers
Organization of American Kodaly Educators
Southwestern Business Deans’ Association
State Board for Educator Certification
The Texas Association of Music Schools
Texas Association of Social Work Deans and Directors
Texas Choral Directors Association
Texas Counseling Association
Texas Field Educator’s Consortium
Texas Music Educators Association
Texas Music Teachers Association

All questions about university or program accreditations should be directed to the Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness at 254-295-4505.  This includes inquiries regarding the accreditation status of UMHB and requests to review documents pertaining to accreditation.