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CAEP Accreditation


Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) is the national accreditor for educator preparation.

Mission: CAEP advances excellent educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation tha​t assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning.​​​​

The Educator Preparation Programs (EPP) at Central Michigan University has earned national accreditation until Fall 2023 by demonstrating excellence in the areas of content and pedagogy, clinical experiences, selectivity, program impact, and capacity for continuous improvement. 

Initial Programs
Art Major: Visual Arts Education (K12)
Biology Major (Sec)
Biology Minor (Sec)
Chemistry Major (Sec)
Chemistry Minor (Sec)
Early Childhood Development and Learning Major (Elem)
Early Childhood Development and Learning Minor (Elem)
Earth Science Major (Sec)
Earth Science Minor (Sec)
Elementary Education (BSEd degree program)
English as a Second Language (Minor - Elem & Sec)
English Major (Sec)
English Minor (Sec)
French Major (Sec/K12)
Geography Major (Sec)
Geography Minor (Sec)
German Major (Sec/K12)
History Major (Sec)
History Minor (Sec)
Integrated Science Major (Elem)
Integrated Science Major (Sec)
Integrated Science Minor (Elem)
Language Arts Major (Elem)
Language Arts Minor (Elem)
Learning Disabilities
Mathematics Major (Elem)
Mathematics Major (Sec)
Mathematics Minor (Elem)
Mathematics Minor (Sec)
Middlle Level Education Minor
Music Ed Major: Choral/General/Instrumental (K12)
Physical Education Major (K12)
Physical Education Minor (Sec)
Physics Major (Sec)
Reading in the Elementary Grades Minor
School Health Education Major (K12)
School Health Education Minor (Sec)
Social Studies Major (Geography and History, Elem)
Social Studies Major (Geography and Political Science, Sec)
Spanish Major (Sec/K12)
Special Education Major - Cognitive Impairment (K12)
Special Education Major - Emotional Impairment (K12)
Special Physical Education Minor - K-12 Endorsement
Advanced Programs
Austism Spectrum Disorder
Ed.S. in Educational Leadership: Central Office Basic Administrator K-12 Certification
MA in Educational Leadership: Elementary & Secondary Basic Administrator K-12 Certification
Middle Level Education
Reading and Literacy (Reading Specialist)
School Counseling
School Psychology
For more information
Dr. Jennifer Klemm
Director of Educator Preparation Programs
Central Michigan University
College of Education and Human Services | Central Michigan University | | 195 Ojibway Ct | EHS 426 | Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 | (989) 774-3079