Accreditation Statements


University of the Incarnate Word is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional 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 University of the Incarnate Word.


 UIW programs have also earned accreditations from:  

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)

Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Commission of Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT)

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

National Association of Schools of Theater (NAST)

Texas Education Agency (TEA)

The UIW Feik School of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

The UIW Rosenberg School of Optometry is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association. 

The UIW entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

The UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) received pre-accreditation with permission to recruit immediately and provisional accreditation status effective July 1, 2016 from the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA).

<this page updated May 2016>