Effective June 1, 2023, an online planning notification form must be submitted for academic associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees prior to submission of the full degree program proposal (Texas Administrative Code 2.41). Planning notification for all doctoral and professional programs must be submitted one year prior to submission of the full proposal (Texas Administrative Code 2.143). Note: Multidisciplinary, applied, and embedded associate degrees are exempt from the planning notification requirement.
Notification of Planning
30-Day Comment Period Changes
Effective September 1, 2023, a 50-mile notification is no longer required for academic certificates, academic associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees. THECB will send out a 30-day comment period notification for these new degree programs to institutions within the same higher education region. Note: 50-mile notifications are still required for applied associate degrees and workforce certificates.
New Degree Program & Certificate Proposals
The Coordinating Board conducts the review and/or approval of new academic and workforce programs and certificates. Templates for the online forms and attachments that need to be submitted are available. For questions regarding new degree programs and certificates, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Program & Course Resources
Online tools for course and program inventories common to all institutions.
Information relating to 60 Semester Credit Hour Exemption requests.