About Us


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).

Accredited Programs

The School Psychology Program is accredited by the American Psychological Association Committee on Accreditation, and is recognized by the National Association of School Psychologists.

Approved Programs

Approved Teacher Education Programs: Educator Preparation Programs in the College of Education are approved by the FLDOE (Florida Department of Education).

Annual Reports

*In 2013, NCATE became "CAEP" - the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation