Accreditation

Carlos Albizu University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Comission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The address and telephone number of the MSCHE is as follows: 3624 Market Street; Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680. Phone Number (267) 284-5000.

The Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) Program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The address and telephone numbers of APA are as follows: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242, (202) 336-5979, (202) 336-6123 TDD. Website: www.apa.org.

Licensing

Carlos Albizu University, Miami Campus is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, toll-free telephone number 888-224-6684.

Certification

CAU is approved to provide the coursework leading to state certification in Early Childhood Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and for reading endorsement in elementary education. Students completing a program leading to certification are reminded that while the curriculum of the program is designed to assist students in obtaining certification by outside agencies, the completion of all program requirements does not guarantee automatic eligibility for certification.

The Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education is developed in accordance with the teaching certification requirements of the Florida Bureau of Teachers’ Certification (FBTC). The curriculum offered complies with the required FBTC standards.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Council on Education
  • American Association for Higher Education
  • American Library Association
  • Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
  • National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology
  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Trustee 
San Juan location
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Miami location
2173 NW 99th Avenue Miami, Florida 33172 Phone: (305) 593-1223 Fax: (305) 592-7930
Centro Mayaguez
56 Calle José De Diego, Mayagüez, P.R. 0068 Phone: (305) 593-1223 Fax: (305) 592-7930
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Commission for Independent Education