Standards of Accreditation

The Standards of Accreditation describes the accreditation process and sets for the criteria for the evaluation and accreditation of post-secondary career schools and colleges.

DETC Standards of Accreditation provides an accountability framework for institutions that first and foremost seeks to ensure that institutions offer well-developed programs that prepare students for their chosen fields of work.

DETC Standards of Accreditation outline the expectations for accredited member institutions in such areas as:

    • Management and Administrative Operations,
    • Program Requirements,
    • Educational Administration and Faculty Qualifications,
    • Student Recruiting and Advertising,
    • Admissions Policies and Practices,
    • Student Services,
    • Student Achievement, and
    • Distance Education

    Please note the most current version of DETC Standards of Accreditation is dated July 1, 2019.