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Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

The mission of the CAATE is to provide comprehensive accreditation services to institutions that offer Athletic Training degree programs and verify that all CAATE-accredited programs meet the acceptable educational standards for professional (entry-level) athletic training education.

See the 2012 accreditation letter>>
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Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) is a programmatic postsecondary accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and carries out its accrediting activities in cooperation with 19 review committees (Committees on Accreditation). CAAHEP currently accredits over 2100 entry level education programs in 23 health science professions.

See the 2005 accreditation letter>>
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The Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)

The CORE accreditation process promotes:

  • the effective delivery of rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities
  • continuing review and improvement of master's degree level RCE Programs
  • program self-improvement based on outcome- oriented data obtained from feedback from graduates, students, and employers
  • meeting the personnel needs of both public and private rehabilitation agencies
  • providing graduates who have the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to provide rehabilitation counseling services to individuals with physical, mental, and/or emotional disabilities.

See the 2009 accreditation letter>>
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Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related
Educational fields (CACREP)

CACREP is an independent agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit master's degree programs in: addiction counseling, career counseling, clinical mental health counseling, marriage, couple, and family counseling, school counseling, student affairs and college counseling.

See the 2012 accreditation letter>>
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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) empowers school psychologists by advancing effective practices to improve students’ learning, behavior, and mental health.

See the 2010 accreditation letter>>
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National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE)

The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) is the profession’s mechanism to help establish high quality teacher preparation. Through the process of professional accreditation of schools, colleges and departments of education, NCATE works to make a difference in the quality of teaching and teacher preparation today, tomorrow, and for the next century. NCATE’s performance-based system of accreditation fosters competent classroom teachers and other educators who work to improve the education of all P-12 students. NCATE believes every student deserves a caring, competent, and highly qualified teacher.

See the 2010 accreditation letter>>
See the 2012 accreditation letter>>
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