State University of New York College at Cortland is accredited by The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education may be reached at 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, Pa., 19104, Phone: (215) 662-5606, Fax: (215) 662-5501, www.msche.org/.
The teacher preparation programs at the State University of New York College at Cortland are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20036, phone (202) 466-7496. NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel.
SUNY Cortland has also received national program recognition or approval from the following associations:
Adolescence Education: English by the National Council of Teachers of English
Adolescence Education: Mathematics by the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics
Adolescence Education: Social Studies by the National Council for Social Studies
Adolescence Education: Spanish, French, Spanish and French by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Athletic Training by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
Chemistry Department by the American Chemical Society
Childhood Education by the Association for Childhood Education International
Early Childhood by the National Association for the Education of the Young Child
Educational Leadership by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council
English as a Second Language (ESL) by Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Literacy Department master's degree programs by the International Reading Association
Physical Education by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education
Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions
Teaching Students with Disabilities by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)