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What you need to know about graduate school accreditation

Are you considering applying to graduate school?

If so, it’s imperative that you choose a college/university that’s accredited by one of six regional accrediting bodies. Depending on the type of program you’re interested, you should also determine if the program needs to be accredited by a specialized or professional accrediting agency. 130 more words

Graduate School

Gordon College Will Not Lose Its Accreditation

Gordon College burst into the news last June when President Michael Lindsey was a signatory to a letter to President Obama requesting religious exception for his upcoming Executive Order (he didn’t grant the request). 1,207 more words

Christian Higher Education

Academic Freedom and Christian Colleges: Responding to the Conn Articles

This week a pair of opinion pieces concerning Christian Higher Education burst onto my social media feeds. Since I had been on the road, the second one caught my eye first. 1,254 more words

Christian Higher Education

Making The Decision To Return To School

Education has become much more customizable over the past few years. The diversity of course delivery methods, including face-to-face, online and on-demand opportunities, allow students to balance work, family life and other activities with school like never before. 507 more words

What's Accreditation and Why Is It Important?

One of the most frustrating experiences I’ve had as an admission counselor, and it happened again this past week, is having to break the news to someone that their previous credits are not transferrable to my school due to the lack of regional accreditation of their previous school. 512 more words

Applying To College

Accreditation 101: Regional vs. National

The U.S. Department of Education states that “the goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality.” That sounds great, but how do you know which accreditation – regional or national – is best? 353 more words

Online Education

Should you go to graduate school? Part 7 - Prerequisite work

As you contemplate returning to school for graduate or professional study, there may be a significant trap awaiting, namely, prerequisite course work .  If you are thinking about graduate work in the same field as you studied as an undergrad, this usually isn’t a big problem.   838 more words