Types of Accreditation
Benefits of IAHEA Accreditation
Any Associate Degree institution, regionally accredited, and granting the associate degree as its highest degree.
Any Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree institution, regionally accredited and offering a baccalaureate or major in business and/or graduate degree in business.
The institution must provide a certified translation of an official document from an appropriate government organization in their respective countries stating recognition, accreditation and/or their right to grant degrees. After review of the application by the IAHEA Board of Directors, international degree-granting institutions may be granted membership in this category or as an Associate Degree or a Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree institution. This information will be verified before membership is granted.
Membership: Completion of Member Enrollment Form for educational membership. Payment of the annual membership fee of $1,250.
Supervisiont. An evaluation team is assigned soon after receiving the Intent to Submit a Self-Study for Initial IAHEA Accreditation. The school is asked if a team member may not be a good fit or if they feel there could be a conflict of interest.
Completion of the application for candidacy starts the accreditation process. The accreditation fee is $2,500.
Mentor Assignment: The business program will complete a Preliminary Visit Questionnaire using the online reporting portal. The candidate will develop an action plan, with assistance from their mentor, for meeting the accreditation standards and criteria and establish a timetable for carrying out the plan.