- Office of Institutional Effectiveness
Accreditation is a voluntary, non-governmental, peer-review process by the higher education community that aims to provide assurance of academic quality, accountability and stimulate processes for continuous improvement.
Northern Illinois University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to award bachelors, masters, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees.
Teacher certification and accreditation is managed by the Office of Educator Licensure and Preparation. Northern Illinois University is accredited as an educator preparation institution by the
- Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) - formerly NCATE
- Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)
- American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE)
Licensure/Certification Exam Pass Rates
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