Accreditations and Affiliations
Higher Learning Commission
Baldwin Wallace University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association. The address, telephone number and Web site for this accrediting body
is 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, Illinois 60602-2504; 1-800-621-7440;
Music and Education Accreditation
The undergraduate programs in music also are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and in elementary, secondary and all-grades education by the National Council for
Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The College is approved for teacher education in
the following areas: Early Childhood Education (pre-kindergarten-grade 3); Middle Childhood Education (grades 4-9); Adolescent Young Adult (grades 7-12) in Integrated Language Arts, Integrated Mathematics, Integrated Science, Integrated Social Studies, Life Sciences, and
Physical Sciences; Multi-Age Education (prekindergarten-grade 12) in Foreign Languages (French, German, or Spanish), Health, Music, Physical Education, or Visual Arts, Intervention Specialist; Mild/Moderate Educational Needs (kindergarten-grade 12); and endorsements in
Reading and Computer Technology. Because of the fluctuating requirements for licensure to teach in the various states, it is recommended that candidates for licensure check with departments of education in the states in which they intend to teach. This will give them the opportunity to schedule required courses wherever possible.
Athletic Training Accreditation
The Athletic Training Education Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
Approved plans of study are provided to prepare students for graduate study or for professional schools of medicine, dentistry, law, engineering, theology, art, library science, social service work, medical technology, physical therapy and forestry.
Other Academic Affiliations
In addition, the College is on the approved lists of the American Chemical Society, University Senate of the United Methodist Church, Ohio College Association and the American Association of University Women. It was approved by the Association of American Universities in 1931, and its credits are accepted wherever American college work is recognized. Baldwin Wallace is a member of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business, and the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.