College of Education & Human Sciences

Accreditation

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The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The University of North Alabama is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and education specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of North Alabama.

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The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE)

All teacher certification programs are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE).

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The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

All teacher certification programs are accredited by The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs. NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel.

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The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

The Community Counseling and the School Counseling graduate programs in the Department of Counselor Education are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) under the 2001 Standards.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA)

The Department of Human Environmental Sciences is endorsed by The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA).