Academic programs in the College of Education are accredited through their respective national professional organizations. In addition, teacher education programs are also approved through the Michigan Department of Education. The college affirms its commitment to urban education through its theme – The Effective Urban Educator: Reflective, Innovative and Committed to Diversity.
Wayne State University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). In addition, the university holds the Carnegie Foundation ranking of RU/VH, being one of only 96 institutions nationally to achieve this highest research university status. As a leader in the region and nation, WSU is committed to research, teaching and service to urban issues.
The College is currently undergoing the process necessary for accreditation for Initial Certification Candidates through the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) based in Washington, DC. We are a Candidate Member in Good standing of the TEAC organization.