When a University is accredited, it tells you that it meets the rigorous requirements set by the U.S Department of Education, which were designed to protect you as a student. Also crucial – an accredited University can offer Financial aid (FAFSA) to eligible students.
Programmatic accreditation also allows you to sit for licensure exams or national certifications if you successfully graduate from your program. While not required to obtain employment in the field, it proves to potential employers that you exceed the benchmark with specialized knowledge to be a competent professional in your industry.
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Beal University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education. The ACCSC provides accreditation for postsecondary, non-degree-granting institutions and degree-granting institutions that provide education for occupational, trade and technical careers.
Our Medical Assisting and Health Information Technology programs are programmatically accredited. That means those programs are accredited by an esteemed governing body that sets the best practices for those industries. When you graduate from a programmatically accredited degree, it grants you access to take the state board or national examinations, so that you can become a certified professional.
Beal University’s Nursing programs are approved educational programs in professional nursing by the State of Maine Board of Nursing, and thereby its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification.
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