CACREP, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation, has conferred accreditation through 2013 to the following program areas in the Professional Counseling Department at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh:
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Student Affairs / College Counseling
CSHSE, the only national accrediting body for human services degree programs, has accredited UW Oshkosh's Human Services Department through 2012. UW Oshkosh is the only UW System school and one of only two institutions in the state to achieve CSHSE accreditation.
UW Oshkosh's Reading Department is a member of the International Reading Association (IRA), a nonprofit professional organization that seeks to promote high levels of literacy by improving the quality of reading instruction.
The UW Oshkosh College of Education and Human Services' teacher education programs are accredited by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
UW Oshkosh received unconditional re-accreditation for the maximum period of 10 years (2007-2017) by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) in recognition of its sustained improvement and the strength of its programs.