Concordia University, Nebraska is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Our teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). In addition, the M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education program design conforms to the guidelines prescribed by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The M.Ed. in Special Education – Inclusive Practices program design conforms to the established professional standards by the Council for Exceptional Children for teachers in the field of special education.