Catalog 2020-2021


 The University of Tampa is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges for questions about the accreditation of The University of Tampa at:

Commission on Colleges

1866 Southern Lane

Decatur, GA 30033-4097

Telephone: (404) 679-4500



Other accreditations include:

  • AACSB International - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business: Sykes College of Business
  • ABET - Computing Accrediting Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology: Management Information Systems
  • ACJS - Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences: Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • ACS - American Chemical Society: Chemistry
  • ASBMB - American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: Biochemistry
  • ARC-PA - Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.: Physician Assistant Medicine Program (provisional status)
  • CAATE - Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education: Athletic Training
  • CAPACS -  Commission on the Accreditation of Programs in Applied and Clinical Sociology: Sociology
  • CCNE - Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education: Nursing
  • COSMA - Commission on Sport Management Accreditation: Sport Management
  • FEPAC - Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission: Forensic Science
  • NASAD - National Association of Schools of Art and Design: Art, Design, Museum Studies, Animation, Film, New Media Production
  • NASM - National Association of Schools of Music: Music, Music Education, Musical Theater


The Florida Department of Education approves UT's education programs.

The Florida State Approving Agency for Veterans’ Training recognizes the University for veterans’ educational benefits.

The Henry B. Plant Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.