The College of Education Counseling program, specifically the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling Program, has submitted a self-study report as part of the application process seeking accreditation through Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP) which accredits master’s and doctoral degree programs in counseling and its specialties that are offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world. To learn more about CACREP accreditation, please visit www.cacrep.org.
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education counseling programs are seeking accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
Early Childhood Accreditation
The College of Education Early Childhood Education program is currently in the self-study phase of National Association for Educators of Young Children (NAEYC) Higher Education Program Accreditation for the B.A.S. Interdisciplinary Studies – Educator of Young Children and the B.S. in Early Childhood Care and Education degrees. The NAEYC Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs awards accreditation to early childhood associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree programs that demonstrate evidence of excellence by meeting the NAEYC Professional Preparation Standards. The NAEYC accreditation process provides a framework for self-study, external evaluation, and improvement in the quality of teacher preparation programs. There are currently 200 institutions in 40 states with NAEYC-accredited programs. However, UHCL’s two Early Childhood Education degrees will be among the first NAEYC Accredited bachelor’s degrees in Texas. To learn more about NAEYC accreditation, please visit https://www.naeyc.org/.
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education early childhood education programs are seeking accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).