CAEP Accreditation Status and Programs Reviewed for CAEP

The William Paterson University College of Education is fully accredited by CAEP through Spring 2026.

Initial Programs Leading to Teacher Certification  Advanced Programs Leading to Teacher/ Leader Certification 
Early Childhood (P3)
Early Childhood (P3-Mercer)
Elementary Education (K-6)
Art Education (K-12)
Secondary English (K-12)
Secondary Mathematics (K-12)
Secondary Science (K-12)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
Secondary Social Studies (K-12)
World Languages (K-12) (includes Spanish)
Music Education (K-12)
Physical Education (K-12)
Physical and Health Education (K-12)
MAT Secondary English
MAT Secondary Mathematics
MAT Secondary Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
MAT Secondary Social Studies
MAT World Languages (Spanish)
MAT Music
TSD UG (P-3, K-6, K-12)
Bi-lingual -UG (P-3, K-6, K-12)
ESL-UG (P-3, K-6, K-12)
M.Ed. Educational Leadership/Principal Certification
M.Ed. Literacy Education
M.Ed. Curriculum & Learning: Bilingual/ESL
M.Ed. School Library Media Specialist
M.Ed. Early Childhood/ P3-Alt-Route
M.Ed. Learning Disabilities
M.Ed. Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TSD)
Graduate Principal (see Educational Leadership)
Graduate Supervisory Endorsement
Graduate Bilingual Endorsement
Graduate ESL Endorsement
Graduate Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant (LDTC)
Graduate Reading/Literacy Specialist Endorsement
Graduate Library School Media Endorsement
Graduate Associate School Library Media Specialist/Associate School Library Media Specialist - Alternate Route 
Graduate School Library Media Specialist /School Library Media Specialist Alt. Route