Accreditation Toolkit – Governing Boards

This section contains information to assist members of institutional governing boards interested in accreditation and recognition in the United States.

Topics addressed include accreditation and its operation, institutions and programs in the United States accredited by recognized accrediting organizations, accreditation and academic freedom and integrity, student achievement, accountability, distance education and transfer of credit.

Institutions and Programs in the United States Accredited by Recognized Accrediting Organizations

U.S. Accreditation and Recognition

CHEA Videos

U.S. Law and Regulation on Accreditation

Governing Boards and Their Role in Accreditation and Student Learning Outcomes

Accreditation and Accountability

Student Learning Outcomes

Digitalization, Technology and Accreditation

Academic Corruption and Academic Integrity

Transfer of Credit

Quality, Accreditation and Graduate Education

Degree Mills and Accreditation Mills