Accreditation – Education

The University of Saint Joseph Initial Teacher Licensure programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). As an Educator Preparation Program (EPP) in the Education Department of the University of Saint Joseph, School of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education (SASBE) is currently undergoing the seven-year CAEP review process for continuing accreditation.

CAEP is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit preparation programs for teachers. CAEP promotes excellence in preparation of educators’ as evidence by program content and pedagogy, experience through clinical partnerships and practice, candidate recruitment, progression and support, program impact, quality assurance and continuous improvement.  Completers of Initial licensure programs are approved by the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) and lead the Bachelor of Science (BS) or Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degrees.



The University of Saint Joseph EPP is proud to share impact and outcomes measures as evidence of our graduates’ ability to successfully meet all initial licensure requirements, have a positive impact on the learners they teach, and that they and their employers express high levels of satisfaction with their preparation programs. The following measures and relevant data reflect outcomes in 2022-2023.

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