The University of West Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate's, baccalaureate, master's, specialist, and Doctor of Education degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of West Florida.
In addition, specific colleges and programs are nationally accredited by the agencies indicated below.
|UWF Colleges and Programs||Accrediting Agency||Level of Degree|
|College of Business||AACSB International --The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business||B.S.B.A. M.Acc. M.B.A.|
|College of Professional Studies (Professional Education/Teacher Education Programs)||National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)||B.A. M.A. M.Ed. Ed.S. Ed.D.|
|Chemistry||American Chemical Society (ACS)||B.S.|
|Clinical Laboratory Sciences||National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)||B.S.|
|Computer Engineering||Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.||B.S.C.E.|
|Electrical Engineering||Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.||B.S.E.E.|
|Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science/Athletic Training||Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)||B.S.|
|Music||National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)||B.M. B.M.E.|
|Nursing||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)||B.S.N.|
|Psychology (Counseling & Industrial Organizational Programs)||Masters in Psychology Accreditation Council (MPAC)||M.A.|
|Public Health||Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)||M.P.H.|
|Social Work||Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)||B.A. M.S.W.|
The UWF School of Education is accredited at the National, Regional and State levels. At the National level, the School of Education is accredited by the National Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and recognized for producing caring, competent, and highly qualified teachers. At the state level, all teacher preparation programs have received approval by the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE).
The UWF School of Education Report Card: Title II Report