Wednesday, June 24, 2009
On June 6, 2009 California Miramar was granted accreditation by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). DETC is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the United States Department of Education (USDOE) as an accrediting body.
California Miramar University was the only institution to gain original accreditation by DETC in the June session. A copy of the front page of the June 2009 DETC Bulletin is included for your review. Simply click on the image to have it enlarge for easy reading.
It is time to tell everyone you know about the great news! You can be assured that CMU's tuition will continue to be among the lowest for accredited programs in the nation.
CHEA is a United States organization of degree-granting colleges and universities. Its purposes include providing national advocacy for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation and providing scrutiny and certification of the quality of higher education accrediting organizations, including regional, national, faith-based, private career, and programmatic accrediting organizations.
CHEA counts approximately 3,000 academic institutions as members and currently recognizes 60 accrediting organizations.
About the USDOE:
The United States Department of Education also referred to as USDOE or ED, is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government.. Created by the Department of Education Organization Act (Public Law 96-88), it was signed into law by President Jimmy Carter on October 17, 1979 and began operating on May 4, 1980.