Accreditation is a process of accountability for maintaining high standards for quality. In essence, accreditation involves submission to review by independent reviewers.
Holding accreditation is a testament to the:
- Faculty, Funding, and Facilities/Administration necessary to the level of educational degrees
- Academic Programs sufficient and appropriate to the type of institution
- Effectiveness of programs and departments (both educational and administrative departments)
The accreditation process challenges us to support and communicate our educational and insitutional effectiveness to accrediting agencies including:
- Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
- California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)
- Council for the Accreditation of Edcuation Preparation (CAEP) [NCATE]
- Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
- The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) The Commission on Accrediting
- American Psychological Association (APA)
Information and documents may be accessed through the links above.