The AICPA Council has already approved the minimum requirements for accrediting
The HEA requires each accrediting
agency to meet very prescriptive statutory and regulatory requirements in order to be considered "a reliable authority as to the quality of education or training offered" and in so doing be recognized by the Department for the purpose of enabling institutions to participate in federal student aid programs.
Over time, as more and more of the population attended college, accrediting
bodies increasingly became "proxies" for the federal government and gatekeepers of Title IV, or federal financial aid and loans.
agencies developed at a time when regional cultures were truly very different.
According to school officials, the college has applied to a national accrediting
association and expects to be accredited a month or two before July 31, thus not missing a beat of accredited education for its students.
ASHI received deeming authority as an accrediting
organization for clinical laboratories under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) for the CLIA specialty of Histocompatibility and the subspecialty ABO/Rh.
The HSE's recognition of accrediting
bodies is intended to promote professional and consistent training standards and to help employers and trainees select good quality training.
Published annually by the American Council on Education, this guide lists all of the colleges, universities, and other postsecondary educational institutions in the United States and elsewhere that are accredited by accrediting
organizations recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or the US Department of Education.
It is also essential for an institution's accountability to various stakeholders, including prospective students and parents, accrediting
agencies, and administrators who make decisions about resource allocation.
Healthcare argued that the Healthcare Financing Administration needed to implement procedures that would deem a plan to meet quality standards using accreditation status from the NCQA or other accrediting
Whether students learn is meaningful to many stakeholders, including accrediting
bodies, policymakers, campus committees that certify or approve courses, and employers.
The largest accrediting
body in Hawai'i is the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, known to most of us as WASC.