As one of the nation’s top universities, the University of Florida has earned full accreditation from the nation’s most prestigious accrediting bodies. The university is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Regional accreditation ensures the University of Florida’s curriculum meets the rigorous and up-to-date standards of education and professionalism, as set by the Department of Education.
*The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, GA 30033-4097, phone: 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Florida http://www.sacscoc.org/
The Master of Arts in Art Education program meets the highest level of accreditation standards, as it is housed within the College of Fine Arts. The College of The Arts and the School of Art and Art History are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD); while the Art Education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
The NASAD has approximately 294 accredited institutional members and establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials. It is the national accrediting agency for art and design and art and design-related disciplines.
National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21 Reston, VA 20190-5248
Phone (703) 437-0700
NCATE is a coalition of 33 Member Organizations of teachers, teacher educators, content specialists, and local and state policy makers. NCATE is recognized as a professional accrediting body for teacher preparation.
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
2010 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036