Leadership & Learning Department Accreditation

The Department of Leadership & Learning licensure programs are NCATE accredited to ensure our graduates are competent, caring and qualified educational leaders. In April 2022, all licensure programs will undergo reaccreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). MSUM is also approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements, which provides voluntary oversight of postsecondary distance education.

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

The School of Teaching & Learning at Minnesota State University Moorhead is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers all programs at the initial baccalaureate or postbaccalaureate levels, and the advanced teacher education post-baccalaureate levels for (1) the continuing education of teachers who have previously completed initial preparation or (2) the preparation of other professional school personnel.

Minnesota State University Moorhead is seeking accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) as a five-year teacher education institution offering the degrees of Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Education Specialist.

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

Minnesota State University Moorhead has been approved by the State of Minnesota to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.