Accreditation

The Mississippi State University College of Education has enjoyed long-standing accreditation on national, regional, and state levels. On the National level, the College has been accredited continuously by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1961. Regionally, the College is accredited with Mississippi State University by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Further, the College is accredited yearly by the Mississippi Department of Education.

Some of our departments are accredited separately from the rest of the college. The Counseling and Educational Psychology Department is accredited by the American Psychology Association (APA) and by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The Music Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Each teacher education program area is further reviewed by its own Specialized Program Area, as follows: