Online Degrees

Distance Learning Alliance

Accreditation by one of these bodies is the basis for recognition of degrees.


Middle States Association of Colleges & Schools - Commission on Higher Education ...accredits institutions in Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, & Virgin Islands.


New England Association of Schools & Colleges - Commission on Institutions of Higher Education ...accredits institutions in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, & Vermont.


North Central Association of Colleges & Schools - Higher Learning Commission ...accredits institutions in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, & Wyoming.


Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities ...accredits institutions in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, & Washington.


Southern Association of Colleges & Schools - Commission on Colleges ...accredits institutions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, & Virginia.


Western Association of Schools & Colleges ...accredits institutions in California, Hawaii, & the Pacific.