Amberton University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSOC) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Amberton University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Amberton University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (http://www.sacscoc.org).
Amberton University has received the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center’s accreditation for its Project Management degree programs.
Selected undergraduate and graduate Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Refer to degree program pages for more information.
Amberton University is recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the U.S. Dept. of Education as a licensed degree-granting institution.
The Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy meets the academic requirements for licensing as a marriage and family therapist in Texas.
The Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling meets the academic requirements for licensing as a professional counselor in Texas.
The Master of Arts degree in School Counseling satisfies the academic and certification requirements for the School Counseling Certification as established by the Texas State Board of Educator Certification.
The BBA/MBA Accounting Dual Degree program meets the education requirements of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy necessary to register for the Certified Public Accountant examination.
The Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management aligns with the curriculum standards of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Amberton University is a not-for-profit institution as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All moneys received by Amberton are used exclusively for the educational programs and operations of the University. While charitable contributions to Amberton are tax deductible, the University does not solicit or accept contributions from any agency or individual unless such funds are given without external restrictions.
Amberton University is committed to providing a work and educational environment free of Discrimination and Harassment. The University does not discriminate or tolerate Discrimination or Harassment against individuals on the basis of sex, gender, race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status (collectively, “Protected Status”) in its employment, admissions, and/or education programs and activities.
As a nondenominational Christian institution, Amberton University is exempt from some of Title IX’s and Title VII’s requirements because of its commitment to Christian ethics. While Amberton University does not discriminate of the basis of religion concerning admission, the University does discriminate on the basis of religion concerning employment. Because the University is committed to Christian ethics, a Christian commitment is required of all employees.
To review the University’s complete Non-Discrimination Policy, refer to the University’s web site.
Inquiries regarding the University’s equal opportunity policy and non-discrimination may be addressed to:
Dr. Jo Lynn Loyd, Vice President for Strategic Services
13601 LBJ Fwy,
Garland, Texas 75041-5595
972-279-6511 ex1. 126
* While Amberton University does not discriminate on the basis of religion concerning admission, the University does discriminate on the basis of religion concerning employment. Because the University is committed to Christian ethics, a Christian belief is required of employees.