Accrediting Institutions

Southeast Missouri State University educator preparation programs are accredited by

  • the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) 
  • the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)

Southeast Missouri State counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Teacher Candidate Performance Data

As a part of ongoing efforts at program improvement, the College of Education regularly collects data on teacher candidate performance. Much of this data is included in reports related to accreditation and government oversight. 

Title II 
Specialized Professional Associations (SPAs)

Our programs have been approved by:

Association for Childhood Education International
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Council for Exceptional Children
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Middle Schools Association
National Association for Sport and Physical Education
National Science Teachers Association
National Council for the Social Studies
Educational Leadership Constituent Council


Scully Building 301
College of Education
One University Plaza, MS 5500
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701