The College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680
The College’s Nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
St. Joseph's College, New York is currently pursuing accreditation of its educator preparation programs by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). Pursuant to §52.21 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, the educator preparation programs offered by St. Joseph's College are considered to be continuously accredited for purposes of meeting the New York State requirement that all such programs maintain continuous accreditation.
The College’s teacher education programs (Early Childhood, Childhood, Early Childhood: Disabilities, Childhood: Disabilities; and Adolescence Education: Biology, Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Social Studies and Spanish) are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Since 2013, Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) accreditation has been performed by CAEP.
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
2010 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
The College’s Recreation and Leisure Studies program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT).
National Recreation and Parks Association
22377 Belmont Ridge Road
Ashburn, Virginia 20148-4501
The College’s programs are registered with the New York State Education Department.
New York State Education Department
Office of Higher Education and the Professions
Cultural Education Center, Room 5B28
Albany, New York 12230
The College’s programs are approved by the New York State Education Department for the training of veterans.