Accredited Education Programs: Innovative approaches and high standards ensure quality educators for 21st century challenges in education.

All College of Education programs are firmly grounded in the liberal arts and sciences.

Initial licensure and advanced programs are accredited by the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB).

Initial licensure and advanced programs meet all standards accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP) and are recognized for state licensure in both school and community counseling.

Educational Leadership is accredited by the Minnesota Board of School Administrators (BOSA).

The WSU Children's Center is accredited by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Please visit our Accreditation and Program Approval Timeline (PDF) for more information about our ongoing work to continually improve teacher education.