Alcorn's teacher education program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
Alcorn State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Bachelor's, Master's, and Specialist in Education degrees.
The School and university also holds membership in the following organizations:
- American Council on Education
- Association of Teacher Educators (ATE)
- American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
Accreditation ensures that Alcorn State University's School of Education and Psychology has met strict standards with regard to degree programs, faculty, administration, student support and services. Accreditation also ensures that courses taken and degrees earned through Alcorn State University will be accepted by other accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.