Saint Peter’s University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267) 284-5000. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
The baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in nursing at Saint Peter’s University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC, 20001, (www.ccneaccreditation.org)
The School of Business at Saint Peter’s University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
- Master of Business Administration with concentrations in Finance, Health Care Administration, Human Resources Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Risk Management.
- Master of Science in Accountancy
- Bachelor of Science with majors in Accountancy, Business Management, Marketing Management, and International Business.
The Saint Peter’s University Teacher Preparation Program, which is designed to prepare graduates to enter elementary and secondary classrooms as caring and professionally prepared teachers, be grounded in the subject matter content of their academic discipline, be knowledgeable in teaching methodology, assess outcomes effectively, be ethical leaders in the field who understand the enormous responsibility they assume being a teacher, and demonstrate professional attitude and behavior, is accredited by the Teacher Educator Accreditation Council (TEAC) for its initial and advanced teaching programs.
The initial programs accredited by TEAC are: Elementary Education (K-6), Secondary Education, Master of Arts: Teaching, Master of Arts: Reading, and Teaching Certification. In addition, the advanced programs accredited by TEAC are: Middle School Teacher Endorsements (Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts/Literacy), MA Special Education: ABA, MA Special Education: Literacy, and Special Education Certification – Teacher of Students with Disabilities. TEAC accreditation has been awarded through June 2023. This accreditation certifies that the Teacher Preparation Program has provided evidence that it adheres to TEAC’s standards.
A copy of the findings can be found at Saint Peter’s University “Summary of the Case” and Performance assessment summaries on the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) website. Saint Peter’s University will be undergoing accreditation through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) process in 2023. (CAEP 1140 19th St NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036 (202) 223-0077)