SACS Accreditation and Quality Assurance

Guidelines for Online Program Review

This Guide provides assistance when preparing for SACS online programs review. It should be used in conjunction with the Principles of Accreditation, the Resource Manual, and the Handbook for Peer Evaluators as well as the Commission policy “Distance and Correspondence Education.” It is divided into four sections:
1. An Overview of Commission Expectations
2. Commission Definitions, Standards, and Policies
3. Distance and Correspondence Program Review Activities

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Best Practices

The Interregional Guidelines for the Evaluation of Distance Education provide benchmarks for online programs and course quality assurance.

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