The College of Education at Grambling State University (the Educator Preparation Provider - EPP) is fully accredited, having met all six standards at both the initial and advanced program levels following its joint State Department and NCATE (now CAEP) visit in Fall 2016. The next site visit for the College of Education will be Spring 2023.  

In addition, the College of Education is approved by the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE). This approval encompasses all programs leading to certification in educator preparation at Grambling State University. Regionally, the College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC).



The following list reflects the Initial and advanced programs that were reviewed and accredited by NCATE (now CAEP) during the EPP’s last site visit in the Fall 2016:

Initial Programs

  • Elementary Education (grades 1-5)
  • Elementary Education & Special Education (grades 1-5)
  • Secondary Education & Teaching (grades 6-12)
  • Kinesiology (grades K-12)
  • Music (K-12)
  • History (grades 6-12)
  • Child Development & Early Literacy

Advanced Programs

  • Curriculum & Instruction (grades PK-12)
  • Special Education (K-12)
  • Elementary Education & Special Education (grades 1-5)
  • Secondary Education & Special Education (grades 6-12)
  • Educational Leadership (grades PK-12)