The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences is fully accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation for Teacher Education. NCATE is the teaching profession’s organization to help establish high quality teacher, specialist and administrator preparation. Nicholls has held this accreditation since 1977.


The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is fully accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. AAFCS is recognized as a Specialized Accrediting Agency by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.




The school psychology program is fully accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists.



In July, 2014, the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and the Masters of Education in School Counseling programs were accredited by  Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, CACREP.