- When identifying a school of interest, make sure to investigate who accredited the institution and when.
- If the college has regional accreditation, credits earned have a greater chance of transferring to a different region.
- Most Online schools fall into the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) accreditation, for which credits are is less commonly accepted. However, employers view them on equal terms.
- Students interested in a specific program at a college or university such as medical, law, or education programs, should check its accreditation level and status as well. If a student obtains their education from a program that lacks the proper credentials, finding a job after graduation could prove more difficult.
Excerpts from http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/best-accredited-colleges-schools-for-students-with-disabilities/. Accessed 04/13/2017.