Western Technical Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a
nationally recognized accrediting agency.
The Medical Assisting program is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), upon recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Medical Assistant Education.

Western Technical Institute is approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Division of Proprietary Schools and Veterans Education, located in Austin, Texas.
Western Technical Institute's degree programs are approved by:

Texas Department of Health
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Approved for training by Veterans Affairs
Texas and New Mexico Rehabilitation Commissions
U.S. Department of Immigration and Naturalization

Air Conditioning Contractors Association
Air Conditioning Refrigeration Institute
American Association of Medical Assistants
American Vocational Association
American Welding Society
Automatic Service Association
Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association
Career College Association
Career Colleges and Schools of Texas
Career Placement Advisory Committee
Computer Technology Industry Association
Customized Training Group
El Paso Association of Medical Assistants
El Paso Society of Human Resource Management
Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians
National Automotive Education Foundation, INC
National Federation of Independent Business
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence
Master Certified Automotive Program
National Society of Human Resource Management
Refrigeration Service Engineers Society