James Madison University

Accreditation

The Physical and Health Education Teacher Education program is accredited by the Council of the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Virginia State Board of Education. As an education program in the Professional Education Unit we adhere to and are committed to the JMU Professional Education Conceptual Framework and the Society of Health and Physical Education (SHAPE/CAEP) Standards.

The Coaching Education Minor program is accredited by the National Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) and is a member of the United States Center for Coaching Excellence (USCCE).  As such, the program curriculum is aligned with the National Standards for Sport Coaches and is committed to serve as a national model for coaching education.