WSU is an accredited higher education institution with more than 30 academic programs that also hold specialized accreditation, certification, or recognition.
First accredited in 1913, Winona State University has been recognized by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) for our academic quality.
The WSU Children’s Center is additionally accredited by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB)
Accredited by the Council for
Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Accredited by the Minnesota Board of School Administrators (BOSA)
Accredited by Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB)
Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
Approved by the American Bar Association
Accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Accredited by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Approved by Minnesota Board of Nursing
Accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS)
Accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)