The Graduate College of Education holds accreditation by several key professional organizations that serve to uphold standards of excellence for preparation of educators and speech-language pathologists. Accreditation assures that the university training programs meet and achieve best practice standards in preparing candidates for the workforce.
Professional preparation programs are required to uphold exemplary standards in the admissions process, curriculum and teaching faculty. Regular, ongoing program assessment is conducted internally in the College to assure the excellence, quality and continuous improvement of the programs and candidate outcomes. This website provides examples of the ways in which the GCOE maintains high quality in preparing our graduates for professional practice, while responding dynamically to changing needs in society.