College of Education & Human Sciences

Accreditation Overview

The College of Education and Human Sciences Delta State University has held both accreditation and recognition on the national level. The College has been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) – now the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The initial and advanced level programs accredited by NCATE in the 2014 review are listed below. The Unit received full accreditation in 2015 for 7 years.

The following programs were part of the 2014 NCATE Accreditation Review

Initial Teacher Preparation
Art Education Baccalaureate
Elementary Education Baccalaureate
English Education Baccalaureate
Mathematics Education Baccalaureate
Music Education (K12) Baccalaureate
Physical Education (K12) Baccalaureate
Social Science Education Baccalaureate
Science (Biology/Chemistry) Education Baccalaureate
Master of Arts in Teaching Master’s
Special Education Master’s
Advanced Educator Preparation
Elementary Education Master’s
Elementary Education Specialist
Secondary Education (History, English, Social Sciences, Art) Master’s
Educational Leadership Master’s
Educational Leadership Specialist
Counselor Education Master’s
Counselor Education Specialist
Professional Studies Doctorate

The following programs were a part of the 2021 CAEP Accreditation Review. A final decision will be announced after the Spring 2022 CAEP meeting.

Initial Teacher Preparation
Elementary Education Baccalaureate
English Education Baccalaureate
Mathematics Education Baccalaureate
Music Education (K12) Baccalaureate
Physical Education (K12) Baccalaureate
Social Studies Education Baccalaureate
Science (Biology/Chemistry) Education Baccalaureate
Master of Arts in Teaching Master’s
Advanced Educator Preparation
Special Education Master’s
Educational Administration and Supervision Master’s
Educational Administration and Supervision Specialist