The College of Education is proud of its accreditations and formal affiliations. The Teacher Education Program at Montana State University Billings is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers through the Bachelor’s degree, and school counselors, the Master of Education degree and the Master of Science in Special Education degree.
The Montana State Board of Public Education accredits the Teacher Education Program.
- CAEP Letter of Accreditation Fall 2017
- Montana Board of Public Education Letter of Accreditation Fall 2017
Self Study Reports
Title II Reporting
- Title II - AY 2016-2017
- Title II - AY 2017-2018
- Title II - AY 2018-2019
- Title II - AY 2019-2020
Title II AY 2020-21 (forthcoming June 30 2022)
Annual Reporting Measures
- Completer Perception of Preparation Survey Standard 4.2 Measure 1
- Timeline for employer satisfaction survey standard 4.2 Measure 2
- Missing information: Due to low response rate during the height of the pandemic, the decision was made to launch this survey again in Fall 2023. See Data collection timeline for additional details and information.
- Title II (forthcoming June 30 2022) Standard 4.2 Measure 3
- MSU Billings uses multiple measures for determining licensure eligibility. Additional details can be found at the College of Education’s Licensure Processing Procedures webpage.
- How PRAXIS is used for licensure
- Grad Survey Data Standard 4.2 Measure 4
- Impact on P-12 learning and development (Component 4.1)
- Indicators of teaching effectiveness (Component 4.2)
- Satisfaction of employers and employment milestones (Component 4.3 | A.4.1)
Note: The results of the employer survey data are aggregated for all Montana EPP completers as per statewide protocol. Due to confidentiality, qualitative comments are removed. For more information, please check the “CAEP Standard 4 Montana State's data collection timeline” . This timeline is based on the Montana State's Program Impact (Standard 4 timeline.) The employer survey consisted of 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 employers. The next data collection cycle is scheduled for 2020-2021 year and it is in progress. The advanced program's employer survey data collection is also in progress for the 2020-2021 cycle.
- Satisfaction of completers (Component 4.4 | A.4.2)
- The completer survey consisted of 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 completers. The next data collection cycle is scheduled for 2021-2022 year. For more information about the timeline, please check CAEP Standard 4 Montana State's data collection timeline. This timeline is based on the Montana State's Program Impact -Standard 4 timeline of the continuous improvement collaborative.
- Graduation Rates (initial & advanced levels)
- Ability of completers to meet licensing (certification) and any additional state requirements; see Title II reports (initial & advanced levels)
- Ability of completers to be hired in education positions for which they have prepared (initial & advanced levels)
- Student loan default rates and other consumer information (initial & advanced levels)
- CAEP Stadard 4 Montana State's data collection timeline