CAUTION: You should be aware... this college is NOT ACCREDITED by any agency recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation or the US Department of Education to award degrees. Distance learning accreditation claims include:
World Association of Universities and Colleges (WAUC)
You should be aware that this agency is NOT RECOGNIZED by the Council on Higher Education or the US Department of Education as a college accreditation institution. What does this mean? For you, as a consumer, this means credentials earned at this college might not meet with wide acceptance at other CHEA-accredited online colleges and might not meet with academic or employment acceptance across the USA. You should be aware that in some states and for some professions it may be illegal to use a degree from an non accredited school for employment purposes.
State Consumer Warnings
CAUTION: the following State Warnings apply to this online college
Michigan State Warning: CAUTION! The State of Michigan classifies this online college as an UNACCEPTABLE INSTITUTION for credentialing for those seeking jobs in the State's Department of Civil Service: (Consult Michigan's NON ACCREDITED COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES - "Degrees from these institutions will not be accepted by the Department of Civil Service as satisfying any educational requirements indicated on job specifications": http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Non-accreditedSchools_78090_7.pdf)
Oregon State Warning: CAUTION! The State of Oregon lists this online college as a NON ACCREDITED DEGREE SUPPLIER in that state. (Consult: The State of Oregon Office of Degree Authorization Site: http://www.osac.state.or.us/oda/unaccredited.html)
Texas State Warning: CAUTION! The State of Texas classifies this online college as an ILLEGAL SUPPLIER of educational credentials in the State of Texas (Consult: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Institutions Whose Degrees are Illegal to Use in Texas: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/AAR/PrivateInstitutions/NoTX.cfm)
General Consumer Warnings
CAUTION: Chronicle of Higher Education Special Report on Diploma Mills:
"Degrees of Suspicion," June 25, 2004 - http://www.chronicle.com (Subscription required)
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