2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog

1 HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 Effective June 1, 2017 M ISSION S TATEMENT The mission of Hardin-Simmons University is to be a community dedicated to providing excellence in education enlightened by Christian faith and values. A CCREDITATION Hardin-Simmons University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Bachelor, Master and Doctoral 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 Hardin-Simmons University. Inquiries addressed to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges should relate only to the accreditation status of Hardin-Simmons University, and not to general admission information. All other inquiries about Hardin-Simmons University and its programs should be addressed to the offices of the University. Additional Accreditations  Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs  Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education  Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education  Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education  Council on Social Work Education  National Association of Schools of Music  Texas Board of Nursing  State Board for Education Certification  Association of Theological Schools  Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant  Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs Memberships  Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education  American Mathematical Society  International Association of Baptist Colleges and Universities  Association of Texas Colleges and Universities  Association for Theatre in Higher Education  Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders  Council of Indy College  Council for Christian Colleges and Universities  Mathematical Association of America  National Academy of Pre-professional Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders  National Association for Foreign Student Affairs