As a student dedicated to receiving quality education that will advance your career and set you apart from other job candidates, it is vital to confirm the stability of your institution’s accreditation. Accreditation is an important standard that schools must maintain by meeting nationally endorsed guidelines and being reviewed for quality. Earning accreditation is like a test that schools must pass where every part of a school or program is examined and judged by experts. Here are four ways that a legitimate accreditation enhances your education.
In many fields, the accreditation of your institution is what will make you eligible for jobs at entry or advanced levels. Employers can trust that graduates of an accredited program are prepared to enter the workforce and be successful.
Federal Financial Aid Eligibility
Your intention of attending an appropriately accredited institution will secure your eligibility for federal financial aid. In order to apply for financial aid, you have to be attending a school that has been approved at federal higher education standards.
Guarantee of Continued Improvements
If the school you are considering has been required to meet evolving standards set by an accrediting body, then you’ll receive an education that has been catering to the ever-changing developments within your career field. Accreditation demonstrates your institution’s commitment to excellence.
South College is proud to be accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by South College, please visit www.tn.gov/thec/ and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.