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What is self study in accreditation?

What is self study in accreditation?

Definition: The Self-Study Report is an evidential document completed by a program undergoing initial accreditation or re-accreditation. The Self-Study Report consists of an electronic Excel-based file and appendices that are sent in advance of the site visit.

Is ABHE a good accreditation?

ABHE is also one of five recognized faith-related accrediting agencies, and one of just two that accredit only Christian institutions of higher education.

How do you get a Bible school accredited?

Contact the Association for Biblical Higher Education. Apply for an institutional or programmatic accreditation. Pay applicable fees, and work with the commission to meet eligibility standards. Consider getting additional regional accreditation by contacting your regional accrediting agency.

Is ABHE regional accreditation?

A growing percentage of ABHE members have earned accreditation not only with ABHE but also with one of the six U.S. regional accrediting associations or the applicable Canadian provincial government or university recognition system.

What kind of degrees are accredited by ABHE?

ABHE’s scope of recognition with USDE includes institutions in the U.S. and U.S. territories that offer undergraduate certificates, associate degrees, baccalaureate degrees, graduate certificates, and master’s degrees, including the accreditation of educational programs offered via distance education.

What does ABHE stand for in higher education?

The ABHE Manual defines an institution of biblical higher education as, “an institution of higher education in which the Bible is central and the development of Christian life and ministry is essential.”

When did ABHE become an institutional accrediting agency?

ABHE has maintained recognition by the U.S. Department of Education as an institutional accrediting agency since the Department began recognizing accrediting agencies in 1952. ABHE’s most recent USDE renewal of recognition occurred in 2017.

Who is the Accrediting Agency for Biblical Higher Education?

The Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation is the independent accrediting agency of the Association for Biblical Higher Education.