Recently, the Texas Higher Education Board ended 545 programs at public universities – meaning that those graduate degrees wil no longer receive the organization’s stamp of approval for college accreditation. Many of the cuts were made to Historically Black Colleges & Universities in Texas because the universities were not graduating enough students. This situation brings to light a very important lesson to those applying for college: make sure your program is accredited! Here’s an explanation of it’s importance: (more…)
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Most colleges claim to be accredited by state, regional, or national governing bodies. But what do those ratings mean, and who stands behind them? And what is the difference between regional vs. national accreditation? Let’s take a closer look . . .
If you’re considering online schools for a college degree, you probably have a lot of questions. One of the things prospective students find most confusing is college accreditation. What is the difference between regional and national accreditation? Is college accreditation really necessary? And what does it all mean to you? (more…)