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Accredited Degrees Policy

Grace College and Seminary Accredited Degrees Policy

“Accredited” refers to a degree granted by an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Association (CHEA).

1.0 Recognition by CHEA affirms that the standards and processes of the accrediting organization are consistent with the academic quality, improvement and accountability expectations that CHEA established, including the eligibility standard that the majority of institutions or programs each accredits are degree-granting.

2.0 The registrar will maintain a list of approved non-accredited institutions.

2.0.1 The Academic Affairs Committee will approve non-accredited institutions for undergraduate students.

2.0.2 The graduate, seminary, or adult degree-completion program’s director in consultation with the chair and the school dean will determine whether courses from a non-accredited institution may transfer into one of the graduate or seminary programs at Grace College or Seminary.