Huntington University of Health Sciences (HUHS) was the first distance education nutrition college accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. Also, the Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CHEA is a national advocate and institutional voice for academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is a US association of degree-granting colleges and universities and recongizes institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations. CHEA is the only national organization focused exclusively on higher education accreditation.
The DEAC defines, maintains, and promotes educational excellence in distance education. The Commission fosters quality assurance, protection of the rights of the students and institutional self-improvement through voluntary accreditation via peer evaluation. DEAC accreditation aims to instill public confidence in DEAC institutions’ missions, goals, performances and resources through a rigorous and fair application and peer-developed accreditation standards.
Huntington University of Health Sciences is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and completion information on the programs offered by Huntington University of Health Sciences, please click Here.
For information on state licensure, please visit https://www.huhs.edu/state-authorization/.
The Value of Accreditation
This document prepared by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), explains the value of accreditation, and why it is important to obtain your education through an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and/or CHEA.
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