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NCATE Accreditation

The College of Education at Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs at all university locations and online. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, re-licensure, or other purposes.

SPA (Specialized Professional Associations) Statements (14)

  1. B.S. PreK-Primary SPA Statement (Approved Program in Florida)
    The Prekindergarten-Primary Education Program (M.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  2. M.S. Computer Science Education SPA Statement (Approved Program in Florida and Nevada)
    The Computer Science Education Program (M.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  3. M.S. Educational Leadership SPA Statement (Approved Program in Florida and Nevada)
    The Educational Leadership Program (M.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  4. M.S. Educational media SPA Statement (Approved Program in Florida and Nevada)
    The Educational Media Program (M.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the American Library Association (ALA)/ American Association of School Librarians (AASL) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of the American Library association (ALA) / American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  5. M.S. Educational Technology SPA Statement (This program is not a DOE-approved program in Florida or Nevada)
    The Educational Technology Program (M.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  6. M.S. Elementary Education SPA Statement (Approved Program in Florida and Nevada)
    The Elementary Education Program (M.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  7. M.S. Environmental Education SPA Statement (This program is not a DOE-approved program in Florida or Nevada)
    The Environmental Education Program (M.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  8. M.S. PreK-Primary SPA Statement (Approved Program in Florida and Nevada)
    The Prekindergarten-Primary Education Program (M.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  9. M.S. Reading SPA Statement (Approved Program in Florida and Nevada)
    The Reading Education (K-12) Program (M.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the International Reading Association (IRA) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of the International Reading Association (IRA) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  10. Ed.S. Educational Leadership SPA Statement (Approved Program in Florida and Nevada
    The Educational Leadership Program (Ed.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  11. Ed.S. Technology Management and Administration SPA (This program is not a DOE-approved program in Florida or Nevada,)
    The Technology Management and Administration Program (Ed.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  12. PsyS School Psychology SPA Statement - This program is offered through CPS. (Approved Program in Florida)
    The Technology Management and Administration Program (Ed.S.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  13. Ed.D. Educational Leadership SPA Statement- Building Level (Approved Program in Nevada)
    The Educational Leadership Program (Ed.D.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) and is a mark of distinction for the program.
  14. Ed.D. Educational Leadership SPA Statement-District Level (Approved Program in Pennsylvania)
    The Educational Leadership Program (Ed.D.) at the College of Education at Nova Southeastern University has achieved National Recognition by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) under the aegis of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is unifying with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) to become the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in 2013. The status of National Recognition indicates that the program has met all standards of Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) and is a mark of distinction for the program.

NSU Accreditation

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, doctorate, and professional degrees.

For questions about the accreditation of Nova Southeastern University, contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone: (404) 679-4500.

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