Wartburg College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC). As part of maintaining its accreditation, Wartburg’s programs and processes are periodically reviewed to ensure institutional quality and integrity. Wartburg’s last review was in 2017 and its next review will be in 2026-27.
Program Accreditation and Licensure
The Elementary Education, English Education, and Science Education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
Students enrolled in Wartburg’s Education programs are eligible to sit for the state teacher licensing exam through the Iowa Board of Education Examiners prior to starting their student teaching experience.
Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
Grimes State Office Building
400 East 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0147
The Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Music in Performance, Bachelor of Music Education in Music Therapy, and the Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
The Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy and the Bachelor of Music Education in Music Therapy programs are approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).
American Music Therapy Association
8455 Colesville Road, Suite 1000
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 301.589.3300 | Fax: 301.589.5175
Obtaining and Reviewing Accreditation and/or Licensure Documentation
To request additional information related to Wartburg College’s accreditation, and to obtain or review documents describing accreditation, approval, or licensing, please contact Sally Malcolm | firstname.lastname@example.org | 319.352.8284.