Educator Preparation: Accreditation - University of Houston
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CAEP Accredited Provider

The University of Houston College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, the premier national accrediting body for programs that prepare teachers, administrators and other educators.

In 2016, we were proud to be the first college in Texas to meet CAEP’s new accreditation standards. As CAEP explains: “Simply put, accreditation is quality assurance through external peer review.”


  • 99%Teaching graduates who report being prepared for the job
  • 93%Employment of principal, superintendent, educational diagnostician and reading specialist graduates
  • 92%Passing rate on certification exams
  • 1stProgram in Texas to meet CAEP’s new standards
Farish Hall, University of Houston

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If you have questions about accreditation or certification, please reach out.

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UH College of Education