College of Education
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
The Master of Science degree programs in Community
Counseling and School Counseling offered at the Troy campus are accredited by CACREP.
Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
The Master of Science degree program in Rehabilitation
Counseling offered at the Troy campus is accredited by CORE.
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
The Teacher Education Unit at the Troy Campus is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036; phone (202) 466-7496. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation and advanced education preparation programs. NCATE is recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel.
All teacher education certification programs at the Troy Campus are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education. Students seeking teacher certification should refer to the specific program for eligibility and program completion requirements. Only those students who are properly admitted to an approved teacher certification program and complete all current requirements will be recommended for certification.
PURPOSE OF ALL CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS
The purpose of all certification programs in the College of Education is to develop practicing master teachers, instructional support personnel, and education specialists who more effectively serve students in P-12 settings. As master teachers, instructional support personnel, and education specialists, they participate as leaders in their schools and contribute to their profession.