Accreditations

U.S. Accreditations 

Niagara University's College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) through 2024. CAEP is the only recognized national accreditor for educator preparation. 

Individual programs within the College of Education hold additional accreditation as follows: 

  • The master of science program in clinical mental health counseling is accredited by CACREP. 
  • The adolescent education programs in English, grades 7-12 (Undergraduate) and grades 5-12 (Graduate) are accredited by NCTE.
  • The adolescent education program in Math, grades 7-12 (Undergraduate) is accredited by NCTM. 
  • The adolescent education programs in Social Studies, grades 7-12 (Undergraduate) and grades 5-12 (graduate) are accredited by NCSS. 
  • The early childhood and childhood program in grades B-6 (Undergraduate and Graduate) are accredited by NAEYC and ACEI. 
  • The special education programs in childhood (grades 1-6) and adolescence (grades 7-12), at both the undergraduate and graduate level are accredited by CEC. 
  • The teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) Programs, at both the undergraduate and graduate level are accredited by TESOL. 
  • The school psychology master of science in Education program is accredited by NASP. 
  • The literacy instruction program in grades B-6 and 6-12 are accredited by ILA.