The University of Texas at Arlington is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.
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In addition, many of UT Arlington's academic departments and schools have received national accreditation from specific agencies. These accreditations are detailed under the individual listings for departments and schools in the Undergraduate and Graduate catalogs.
The Center of Excellence for High Energy Physics played a key role in the discovery of the elusive Higgs boson. Physicists believe interaction with the Higgs gives particles in the universe their mass.