Helpful Links

Helpful information about the Private Postsecondary sector.

The Accreditation Expert Consultant (AEC) has curated these resources to offer valuable insights into the Private Postsecondary sector. However, it’s important to note that AEC does not have control over or ensure the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of the information found on linked websites. The provided information is not intended to serve as legal or ethicsrelated advice

National Accrediting Agencies

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)

Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET)

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC)

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA)

Council on Occupational Education (COE)

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS)

Transnational Association of Christian Colleges & Schools (TRACS)

Government Organizations

California Postsecondary Education Commission

California Student Aid Commission

California Workforce Association

US Department of Education

Publications

Career Education Review

Career College Central

State Associations

Alabama Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAICU)

California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools

Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

Hawaii Postsecondary Education Authorization Program (HPEAP)

North Carolina Association of Career Colleges and Schools

Colorado Association of Career Colleges and Schools

Maryland Association of Private Colleges and Career Schools

Pennsylvania Association of Private School Administrators

Ohio-Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools

Utah Association of Private Sector Colleges & Universities

Missouri/Kansas Association of Private Career Colleges and Schools

Oregon: Northwest Career Colleges Federation (Washington, Oregon, Idaho)

Tennessee Association of Independent Colleges and Schools

Northwest Career Colleges Federation (Washington, Oregon, Idaho)

Wisconsin Council for Independent Education ~ Katie Misukanis, President

State Associations

Arizona Private School Association

Association of Connecticut Career Schools

Indiana Association of Private Career Schools

Massachusetts Association of Private Career Schools

Mississippi Association of Proprietary Schools

Louisiana Association of Private Colleges and Schools

Northwest Career Colleges Idaho nwccidaho.org

New England Private Career School Association

The Coalition of New York State Career Schools

Minnesota Career College Association

Private Career School Association of New Jersey

Career Colleges and Schools of Texas

Virginia Career College Association

New York ~ Association of Proprietary Colleges

Kentucky Association of Career Colleges and Schools

Regional Accrediting Agencies

Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC)

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

National Associations

Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU)

American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS)

Our experience extends to collaborating with educational institutions nationwide that have obtained accreditation from national and regional agencies. Some examples include:

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We have collaborated with educational institutions nationwide that hold accreditation from prominent national and regional agencies, including: