The UAB School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP). These accreditations cover initial teacher preparation programs, advanced educator preparation programs, and the counseling program.

The Alabama State Board of Education has extended approval of the UAB educator preparation programs, with approval to expire on June 30, 2022.