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Accreditation status confirms that the institutions meets acceptable levels of quality. Accreditation is the assurance that the University meets quality standards that are accepted globally.

Institutional Accreditation

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

Greatwood University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission for Online Education (HLCOE), hlcoe.org. Since than the Greatwood University has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission for Online Education and its predecessor. Greatwood University obtained its most recent 10-year Reaffirmation of Accreditation in 2012–13. A comprehensive evaluation is scheduled for fall 2018, and the next Reaffirmation of Accreditation is scheduled for 2022–23.

Programmatic Accreditation

Programmatic or specialized accreditation represents an additional level of external peer evaluation and quality assurance that applies to specific programs within an institution. The focus of programmatic accreditation is on the curriculum for a specific program(s) and how it leads to professional practice. With programmatic accreditation, the quality of the programs are continuously benchmarked against specific criteria that prepare students for the industry of choice. Employers and students can trust that the program of study


  • United States Accreditation Council (USAC) is an international accreditation body committed to establishing and promoting high educational standards for post-secondary degree and non-degree programs in the field of business and management. Being an internationally recognized accreditation agency. United States Accreditation Council (USAC) is an international accreditation body committed to establishing and promoting high educational standards for post-secondary degree and non-degree programs in the field of business and management.

  • Middle East Accreditation Organization for Regional Education an independent, membership-based, non-profit organization dedicated to enable all academic institutions in the Middle East Region. It aims to promote effective educational practices in schools, colleges and universities. Middle East Accreditation Organization for Regional Education is an international quality assurance organization, providing services to improve and maintain highest quality standards in all academic institutions established in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia.

  • World Accreditation Commission for Engineering Education (WACEE) is all about promoting high quality and accredited engineering programs on a global platform while taking the extra initiative to be sure its approved engineering programs are good for the careers of online students and recognized by world’s leading academic institutions and topmost employers. WACEE is an international name and a non-profit accreditation organization, which has been serving online education sector and academic institutions for the past several years.

  • The International Accreditation Board for Psychology Education (IABPE) is a world-renowned and highly reputed quality and standards organization responsible for assessing the performance of educational institutions around the globe. We evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of psychology programs initiated by universities and colleges everywhere so that we can adequately determine the value of contributions made by such programs to the field of psychology.

  • International Accreditation Council for Nursing & Health Sciences is an international accreditation body committed to establishing and promoting high educational standards for post-secondary degree and non-degree programs in Nursing & Health Sciences. Being an internationally recognized accreditation agency, IACNHS provides assurance that all its affiliates – Institutes, Colleges and Universities – offer programs that meet the global quality standards established in the Nursing & Health Sciences professions respectively.

  • International Accreditation Board for Business Studies is a globally recognized accreditation providing body for business schools and programs. We are an international body that keeps a check on the standards of business education provided in various business schools and universities, whether traditional, open or online. IABBS provides educational and professional accreditation for students and young aspiring professionals looking forward to making it big in the world of business.

  • The International Board for Accredited IT Education (IBAITE) has been a voice of the global computing industry and IT professionals for years. The organization has been working for hundreds of thousands of IT professionals and online academic institutions on major issues that influence the global IT industry and profession. As an advocate of quality and accredited online IT programs and academic institutions, IBAITE has been working for improving the standards of the IT industry by sharing best practices for the benefit of IT professionals and the sector itself.

  • European Accreditation Council for Online Learning has been working dedicatedly for the past several years, developing and maintaining superior quality of learning in the online education sector, with more emphasis on the European region. Several online universities within the Europe region and abroad hold our prestigious and recognized accreditation awards. EACOL provides topmost mark of academic quality for online education sector, which is utilized by promising students, hopeful parents, online academic institutions and even potential employers as an assurance of quality standards.

  • The Global Commission for Distance Learning Education (GCDLE) is an independent body made up of leaders from the education sector from across the world. GCDLE is an international association which is committed to enhance the quality of educational institutes and of academic documents of an individual. GCDLE accreditation can earn your institution and students phenomenal benefits. Being accredited by GCDLE automatically makes your institution eligible.All kinds of local, national and international institutions get accredited and develop as competitive institutions in their respective region.

  • Global Association of Law Practising Professionals is an independent international governing body for law practitioners, working to enhance the role and standing of legal executives and lawyers Practising law at regional and international level. Our role is to strengthen the standing of law practitioners and provide unparallel access to a rewarding career in legal sector all over the world. GALPP offers law practitioners a unique route to a legal career and becoming a qualified lawyer by having licensed to practice, qualifying as a lawyer through GALPP.


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