What is Accreditation?
Accreditation is a distinction granted to any institution meeting or exceeding the stated criteria of educational quality. The purposes of accreditation include:
Why is it important to you?
- Assess and enhance the educational quality of an institution.
- Assure consistency in institutional operations.
- Promote institutional improvement.
- Provide for public accountability.
Accreditation affects you by providing for the responsibility of an institution and assuring prospective and current students of the following:
- It is recognized as a qualified institution of higher learning with approved programs of study that meet recognized academic standards.
- It employs a professional staff.
- It has sufficient facilities and equipment.
- It is a stable and permanent fixture in the educational community.
This school voluntarily undergoes periodic accrediting evaluations by teams of qualified examiners including subject experts and specialists in occupational education and private school administration.
Institutional & Programmatic Accreditations
- Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
- Approved and regulated by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools, Pennsylvania Department of Education. Inquiries concerning the standards of school compliance may be directed to the Pennsylvania Board of Private Licensed Schools, Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17126-0333, (717) 783-8228.
* Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).