Accreditation by state, national and professional organizations is a part of on-going quality assurance efforts in the College of Education and the university. It is a public statement of an institution's continuing capacity to provide effective programs and services.
The University of South Florida is accredited by SACS (Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools).
The College of Education is accredited by NCATE (National
Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education).
Educator Preparation Programs in the College of Education are
approved by the Florida
State Department of Education (FLDOE).
Click on the NCATE Reports, FLDOE Reports and SACS Related Links on the right for annual reports and data. In addition to scheduled accreditation reviews, the COE engages in on-going quality assurance efforts. The COE regularly assesses the performance of its students and graduates. Click on the Assessments and Results Related Link to view assessments administered at the college level in addition to those used by individual programs, and the results.