Memberships and Accreditations

Accreditations

The programs offered by the Education Division of Missouri Baptist University are accredited at both the state and national levels.

  • The teacher, library media specialist, counselor, and administrator programs at Missouri Baptist University are fully accredited by the State of Missouri through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) http://dese.mo.gov/eq/ep/directory/index.html.
  • The teacher, library media specialist, counselor, and administrator programs at MBU are nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) www.ncate.org.
  • In addition, MBU’s music education program is nationally accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) http://nasm.arts-accredit.org/.

Memberships

The Education Division of Missouri Baptist University holds memberships in the following professional education organizations:

Title II

The Education Division has a comprehensive assessment system to ensure the performance of its candidates. Title II of the Higher Education Opportunity Act mandates that the U.S. Department of Education collect data on state assessments, other requirements, and standards for teacher certification and licensure, as well as data on the performance of teacher preparation programs.  Missouri Baptist University’s annual Title II report card is available at the link below.

2011-2012 MBU Title II Report Card