|SAC PROGRAMS||ACCREDITING AGENCY|
|Social Work||The Bachelor of Social Work program is accredited by the Council of Social Work Education (https://www.cswe.org/ ), an agency that accredits social work education programs. Accreditation is meant to provide assurance that a program has met the profession’s minimum standards for professional social work education.
The Respiratory Therapy Associate degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (https://coarc.com/) (CoARC). The agency ensures that high quality educational programs prepare competent respiratory therapists for practice, education, research, and service.
|Programs Seeking Accreditation|
|Early Childhood Education||The Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education will seek accreditation through NAEYC Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs (https://www.naeyc.org/accreditation). NAEYC has served as a quality improvement and quality assurance system accrediting early childhood degree programs that demonstrate evidence of excellence by meeting the NAEYC Professional Preparation Standards.|
|Psychology||The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology has initiated the accreditation process through APA Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA) agency (https://accreditation.apa.org/). APA is recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, as the national accrediting authority for professional education and training in psychology.|
|Business Administration||The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration will seek accreditation through the ACBSP (https://acbsp.org/) that aims to improve business school programs across the country by requiring member schools to consistently make changes to enhance the learning experience.|
|Hospitality Management||The Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Management will seek accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (https://www.acpha-cahm.org/)|
|Computer Information System||The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems will be seeking accreditation by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, (https://www.abet.org). With ABET accreditation, students and employers can be confident that our program meets the highest quality standards which produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.|
|Culinary Arts||The Associate degree of Applied Sciences in Culinary Arts will seek accreditation by the American Culinary Federation (https://www.acfchefs.org/), which evaluates schools against a rigorous set of standards.|
|Medical Assisting||The Medical Assistance credit-bearing certificate program is seeking accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (https://www.caahep.org/) to achieve the CMA certification that allows our graduates to sit for their credentialing exam immediately after finishing their program, which is advantageous to their employment pursuit.|