Accreditation by state, national and professional organizations is a part of on-going quality assurance efforts in the College of Education and the university. It is a public statement of an institution's continuing capacity to provide effective programs and services.
The University of South Florida (USF) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, specialist and doctorate 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 South Florida.
The above statement must be included on any internal or external university publication that references USF's accreditation status.
College of Education
The College of Education is accredited by NCATE* (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education ).
The School Psychology Program is accredited by the American Psychological Association Committee on Accreditation , and is recognized by the National Association of School Psychologists .
The M. A. in Counselor Education Program with concentrations in Career Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling has held accreditation status from July 1, 2005 through October 31, 2015 from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) . The program has been submitted for accreditation review.
- College of Education Annual Reports
- FLDOE Reports (Candidate performance & employment data)
- NCATE CAEP* 2015 Annual Report
*In 2013, NCATE became "CAEP" - the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation