National Career-Related Accrediting Organizations

National Career-Related Accrediting Organizations 2020-2021

The accrediting organizations identified in this directory are recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Recognition by CHEA affirms that the standards and processes of the accrediting organization are consistent with the academic quality, improvement and accountability expectations that CHEA has established, including the eligibility standard that the majority of institutions or programs each accredits are degree-granting.

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Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

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Leah Matthews, Executive Director
1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-234-5100
Fax: 202-332-1386
E-mail: [email protected]
Initially recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, April 2013

CHEA-Recognized Scope of Accreditation
The accreditation of higher learning institutions in the United States and international locations that offer programs of study that are delivered primarily by distance (51 percent or more) and award credentials at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s, first professional and professional doctoral degree level. (2010)