Saint Louis University’s School of Education is accredited locally, and nationally and meets certification standards in 15 areas as outlined in Title II of the Higher Education Act.
SLU’s School of Education is accredited by two agencies:
- North Central Association of Colleges and Universities
- Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Title II of the Higher Education Act
Title II of the Higher Education Act evaluates the academic preparation of teachers across grade levels and subjects. Saint Louis University’s School of Education certifies teachers in compliance with Title II of the Higher Education Act in the following areas:
- Early Childhood Education
- Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education
- Elementary Education
- Special Education for Mild/Moderate Disabilities (Kindergarten to Grade 12)
- Art K-12
- Biology 9-12
- Business Education 9-12
- Chemistry 9-12
- English 9-12
- French K-12
- German K-12
- Instrumental Music K-12
- Language Arts 5-9
- Mathematics 5-9
- Mathematics 9-12
- Physical Education K-12
- Physics 9-12
- Science 5-9
- Social Science 5-9
- Social Science 9-12
- Spanish K-12
Title II Compliance Information
In compliance with Title II of the Higher Education Act, the following information is provided to the public:
- During 2020-2021, 94.5% of Saint Louis University's teacher education program enrolled students, who took the required state certification content test, passed.
Traditional Undergraduate Teacher Education Program
- There were 101 students enrolled in Saint Louis University's undergraduate teacher education programs during 2020-21.
- The undergraduate teacher program requires an average of 500 hours of supervised student teaching practice and 260 hours prior to student teaching.
- During 2020-2021, Saint Louis University placed 27 student teachers, who completed the program.
Alternative Graduate Teacher Education Program
- There were 37 students enrolled in Saint Louis University’s alternative teacher education programs during 2020-2021.
- The alternative teacher education program requires two years of teaching as the teacher of record in the classroom.