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Accreditation

Middle States

State University of New York College at Cortland is accredited by The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education may be reached at 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, Pa., 19104, Phone: (215) 662-5606, Fax: (215) 662-5501, www.msache.org.

Teacher Education

The teacher preparation programs at the State University of New York College at Cortland are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20036, phone (202) 466-7496. NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel.

Specialized Program Association/Program

SUNY Cortland has also received national program recognition or approval from the following associations:

Adolescence Education: English by the National Council of Teachers of English

Adolescence Education: Mathematics by the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics

Adolescence Education: Social Studies by the National Council for Social Studies

Athletic Training by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education

Chemistry Department by the American Chemical Society

Childhood Education by the Association for Childhood Education International

Early Childhood by the National Association for the Education of the Young Child

Educational Leadership by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council

Inclusive Special Education by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) for undergraduate programs

Literacy Department master’s degree programs by the International Reading Association

Physical Education by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education/National Association for Sport and Physical Education

Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions

Teaching Students with Disabilities by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) for graduate programs