Higher Learning Commission

We are, and have always been, regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission— a federally-recognized accrediting agency. Regional accreditation ensures that an institution’s academic program meets or exceeds acceptable levels of quality and is the most recognized accreditation status for higher education entities. To receive and maintain HLC accreditation and affiliation approval, we must continuously undergo routine peer review cycles and provide proof that our programs meet or exceed HLC accreditation criteria and expectations of quality.

The Higher Learning Commission
30 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604

Teacher Education Accreditation Council

American College of Education's Professional Education Programs, M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed. in English as a Second Language and Bilingual Education and M.Ed. in Educational Technology have been granted accreditation by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of seven years, from May 3, 2013 to May 3, 2020. This accreditation certifies that the forenamed professional education program has provided evidence that the programs adhere to TEAC's quality principles.

ACE is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council

1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Public Notice of CCNE Accreditation Visit

American College of Education (ACE) is seeking accreditation for the RN to MSN program offered by the College and is hosting an accreditation visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) March 4-6, 2020.

In accordance with the CCNE procedures for accreditation, the Commission provides the opportunity for program constituents and CCNE constituencies to submit, in writing, third-party comments concerning a program’s qualifications for accreditation status.

Written third-party comments will be received by CCNE until 21 days before the scheduled on-site evaluation. Third-party comments must be received at the CCNE offices by February 13, 2020 and must be signed.

Comments are shared only with the CCNE evaluation team appointed to review the baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs and at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program.

ACE invites you to submit comments and testimony to:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K Street NW
Suite 750
Washington DC 20001

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All comments must be received by February 13th, 2020.

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