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090727 How to Get a College Accredited: Overview

090727 How to Get a College Accredited: Overview

In this podcast we will discuss

1. Why schools want to be accredited

2. Possible time lines and steps

3. Common roadblocks
Why: Benefits of Accreditation

1. Certification of quality

2. Process for developing quality

3. More students will want to attend your school

a. Value of the degree to students – resume, transferability


4. Achieve your mission – bear fruit
How to Start the Accreditation Process

1. Choose an accrediting agency

2. Application process
Timeline and Steps

1. Phase 1 – ABHE has three steps:

a. applicant vs others that tell you to do the same things before applying

2. Visits, reports, responses

3. Start the clock – start the self study

4. Team Visit

5. Commission

6. 4 years + 4 years to repeat

7. The good news
Next Time

Self Study: The heart of the Process

And in 2 weeks we will have an interview with the ABHE Chairman of the Co