Galveston College About Us


Associate and Bachelor Degrees

Galveston College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate and Bachelor degrees.


Commission on Colleges
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
or call: (404) 679-4500 FAX (404) 679-4558 for questions about the accreditation of Galveston College.

Health Sciences

Galveston College’s Health Sciences programs are accredited by the following organizations:

Associate Degree Nursing

The Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460 Austin, Texas 78701-3944
Phone (512) 305-7400 Fax (512) 305-7401

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone (404) 975-5000 Fax (404) 975-5020

Radiography and Radiation Therapy – Technology

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60606-2901
(312) 704-5300

Nuclear Medicine

Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
2000 W. Danfort Rd. STE 130, #203
Edmond, OK 73003
(405) 285-0546

Emergency Medical Services

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 210-2350


The Galveston College’s Cosmetology program is approved by:

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR)

P.O. BOX 12157

Austin, TX 78711

(800) 803–9202


Galveston College is approved by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and has complied with the standards, rules and regulations as prescribed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701-1494
(512) 463-9734

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 E. Anderson Lane
Austin, Texas 78752
(512) 427-6101 FAX (512) 483-6444


Galveston College’s Nursing programs are approved by the following organizations:

Associate Degree Nursing

Texas Board of Nursing
William P. Hobby Building
333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3-460
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 305-7400

Vocational Nursing

Texas Board of Nursing
William P. Hobby Building
333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3-400
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 305-8101


American Association of Community Colleges

Association Community College Trustees

Community Leadership Association

Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Conference

Gulf Coast Consortium

Hispanic Association of colleges and Universities

National Association of Developmental Education

National Commission for Cooperative Education

National Junior College Athletic Association

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges

Texas Association of Community Colleges

Texas Business Educators Association

Texas Computer Education Association

Texas Administrators of Continuing Education

Texas Association of College Technical Educators

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