College of Applied Studies Accreditation

Our college embraces accreditation as a primary means of assuring the programs we provide meet the highest standards of the profession. Wichita State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC-NCA). The Professional Education Unit in the College of Applied Studies is accredited by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and the Kansas State Department of Education. The Wichita State School Psychology program is accredited by National Association of School Psychology (NASP).  The Wichita State School Counseling program is accredited by Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

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Programs Accredited by CAEP, KSDE, and SPAs

CAEP Accountability Measures

CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation) has four annual reporting measures which are used to provide information to the public on program impact and program outcomes.

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Impact Measures
Outcome Measures
1: Completer Effectiveness and Impact on P-12 Learning and Development (Initial Programs)
3: Candidate Competency at Program Completion (Initial and Advanced Programs)                    
2: Satisfaction of Employers and Stakeholders Involvement (Initial and Advanced Programs) 
4: Ability of Completers to be Hired in Education Positions