The College of Education is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and all its programs are approved by the Alabama Department of Education.
NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the accrediting body for colleges and universities that prepare teachers and other professional personnel for work in elementary and secondary schools. Through its voluntary peer review process, NCATE ensures accredited institutions produce competent, qualified teachers and other professional school personnel. NCATE and SACS Accreditation Information.
CACREP is an independent agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit master’s degree programs.
AUM is one of only 8 institutions in the state of Alabama to be CACREP accredited. AUM was awarded CACREP accreditation on 7/17/2010. Our accreditation for the Master’s School Counseling and Community Counseling programs expires 10/31/2018.
In the United States, there are two types of accreditation – institutional and specialized. Institutional looks at the entire institution. Specialized accreditors, such as CACREP, look at professional preparation programs within institutions. When programs are reviewed by CACREP, there are a few standards that address issues at the institutional level (such as financial aid), but the application and review focuses on the program that offers the graduate degree in counseling. It is the degree-specific program that holds accreditation, not the department or college in which it is housed. Eligibility for CACREP includes having institutional accreditation, so the institutional issues such as financial viability and resources are addressed.
The AUM College of Education recognizes that the development of a competent, committed, and reflective educator means the development of a Professional Educator.
The College of Education at Auburn University at Montgomery is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on October 9th, 2020. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the site team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party’s relationship to the provider (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).
We invite you to submit written testimony to:
1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
or by email to [email protected]. Such comments must be within the specified period and based on the core tenets of CAEP accreditation standards of excellence, which recognize that:
Through it’s various departments, the AUM College of Education offers a variety of resources to give students the necessary knowledge and skills to be..
The core mission of the College of Education advising office is to assist students from admission to graduation. Students have the opportunity to meet..
At Auburn University at Montgomery we encourage all prospective students to visit our campus at any time. Contact the Admissions Office (334-244-3615 or [email protected]) at least one week prior to the day you are interested in visiting the Warhawk Family so we can provide you with the best tour experience possible.
Taylor Center 101
7400 East Drive Montgomery, AL 36117
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
Please leave this field empty.