In 1989, the SAB established a task force to consider whether the AICPA should accredit
a tax specialty.
The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits
more than 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States, including more than 7,800 hospitals and home care organizations, and more than 7,300 other health care organizations that provide long term care, assisted living, behavioral health care, laboratory and ambulatory care services.
Through its Commissions it accredits
, and thereby grants membership to educational institutions in the 19-state North Central region.
This is the same accrediting body that accredits
Duke, Vanderbilt, Auburn and other institutions of higher education.
The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT) is a private, non-profit independent agency that accredits
postsecondary career schools and colleges.
The agency accredits
three four-year naturopathic medical education programs in the U.
a) The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), located in Washington, DC, is an independent, non-profit organization that certifies credentials verification organizations and accredits
managed care organizations.