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Accreditation and Program Reviews

Southeastern Oklahoma State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation can be verified by searching for the institution here. For questions regarding accreditation of this institution, you can call 800.621.7440 or

The John Massey School of Business at Southeastern Oklahoma State University is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

SOSU is #7 on the list for Best AACSB online MBA programs.

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accredits the Teacher Education Programs at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. CAEP promotes excellence in educator preparation through quality assurance and continuous improvement.

  • Includes B.S. in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English Education, Math Education, Music Education, Physical Education, Social Studies Education, Art Education Option; and M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and School Counseling
    Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) (formerly National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • CAEP Letter (2017)
  • NCATE Letter
  • NCATE Self-Study and Response

The Bachelor of Science Aviation Professional Pilot programs is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

  • Includes Bachelor of Arts in Music; Bachelor of Music Education (Choral/General, Guitar, Instrumental/General, Piano/Choral); Bachelor of Music in Performance (Instrumental, Vocal); and Master of Music Education
  • Letter (2014)
  • Specialty Accreditation (2014)

Southeastern Oklahoma State University serves as the state headquarters for Oklahoma Small Business Development Centers (OKSBDC). The network of OKSBDC is fully accredited by the National Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC). In 2011-2012 alone, OKSBDC assisted in the startup of 275 new Oklahoma businesses and assisted more than 4,000 small businesses in retaining an estimated 1,070 jobs.

Program Reviews

Art, Communications, & Theatre

  • Art/Graphic Design
  • Art Teacher Certification (2008), (2010), (2017)
  • Communication
  • Theatre
  • Master of Science – Native American Leadership

Aviation Sciences Institute

  • Master of Science – Aerospace Administration and Logistics

Behavioral Sciences

  • Criminal Justice
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Early Intervention and Child Development
  • Master of Education – School Counseling
  • Master of Early Intervention and Child Development
  • Master of Education – School Counseling (2010), (2017)

Biological Sciences

  • Biology
  • Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Biotechnology
  • Master of Technology – Biology

Chemistry, Computer, and Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Science Education

Education Instruction & Leadership

  • Elementary Education (2009), (2010), (2017)
  • Early Childhood Education (2010), (2017)
  • Special Education (2010), (2017)
  • Master of Education – Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master of Education – Educational Leadership (Academic) (2010), (2017)
  • Master of Education – Special Education

English, Humanities, & Languages

  • English
  • English with Writing Emphasis
  • English Education (2010), (2017)
  • Spanish
  • Spanish Education (2010)


  • Health and Physical Education (2010), (2017)
  • Health & Human Performance
  • Recreation
  • Master of Science – Sports Administration


  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education (2008), (2010), (2017)

Occupational Safety and Health

  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Master of Science – Occupational Safety and Health

Social Sciences

  • History
  • Political Science
  • Social Studies Education (2010), (2017)