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The College of Human Sciences and Education (CHSE) joins LSU Academic Affairs Planning & Review with the commitment “to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service by continuously improving its programs. At the heart of this commitment is the systematic assessment of student needs and student learning outcomes. Through assessment the University analyzes its effectiveness in meeting stated purposes.” (LSU Planning & Review)


National Accreditations

CHSE degree programs are nationally accredited.

Athletic Training is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Counselor Education is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). 

The Master of Library & Information Science degree (MLIS) is accredited by American Library Association (ALA).

Programs preparing P-12 education professionals have been continuously accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since its inception in 1954. For information and data on these programs, visit the Education Assessment Website. NCATE Board of Examiners may access exhibits by visiting the NCATE Exhibit Room.

The School of Social Work is a charter member of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Its master's program has maintained continuous accreditation with this body since its inception in 1940.

The LSU Child Development Laboratory Preschool is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).


Principles of Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Louisiana State University and A&M College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Louisiana State University and A&M College.