Long Island University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (215) 662-5606. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The degree and certificate programs also are approved and registered by the New York State Department of Education. Teacher education and Educational leadership programs are LIU Hudson are nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). This accreditation has recently been re-affirmed for the period Fall 2014-Fall 2021.