Accreditations

The University of St. Thomas Houston and its Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing maintain accreditations at the national, regional and state levels. In holding these accreditations, we demonstrate our commitment to excellence in nursing education. By pursuing your bachelors of science in nursing from our accredited accelerated nursing school, know you’re receiving a degree that will be recognized by top health care providers in Texas and nationwide. Institutions of higher learning will also accept your BSN should you choose to pursue a graduate level nursing education.

University Accreditation

The University of St. Thomas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (713) 522-7911 for questions about the accreditation of the University of St. Thomas.

The ABSN program, called ABSN@UST, will be operative, pending approval by the SACSCOC.

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Nursing Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at the University of St. Thomas is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.

State Approval

The Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing meets the approval of the Texas Board of Nursing (BON), a state entity that provides approval for more than 200 nursing education programs. Established in 1909, the mission of the Texas BON is to protect the public from unsafe nursing practices.

Contact us to learn more about our university and nursing school accreditations.

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