The University of West Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate's, baccalaureate, master's, specialist, and Doctor of Education 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 the University of West Florida.
The following programs in the College of Education and Professional Studies are nationally accredited by the agencies dedicated to reviewing within their discipline.
|UWF Colleges and Programs||Accrediting Agency|
|Athletic Training/Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science, B.S.||Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)|
|Social Work, B.A.||Council on Social Work Education(CSWE)|
|*Teacher Education/Professional Education Programs, B.A., M.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.||National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)|
*Teacher and school administrator preparation programs are also reviewed and approved by the Florida Department of Education.