Accreditation is a form of independent, professional certification that focuses on schools and programs in a particular field. Accreditation therefore assures you and your parents that a school or program adheres to high quality standards - that the programs are delivered by qualified faculty and are constantly updated to follow the changes and meet the needs of the relevant industry or working world. Attending an accredited school or program is often thought to make you more competitive on the job market. While there is no single accrediting body for humanities and liberal arts studies in Canada, there are separate national and international accrediting bodies for several different programs within the field of humanities and liberal arts.
Accrediting Agencies Social Work - Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work (CASSW) Established: 1967 Location: Ottawa, Ontario Web: http://www.cassw-acess.ca/ The CASSW Board of Accreditation is responsible for accrediting undergraduate (BSW) and graduate (MSW) education programs.
Religious Studies - The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) Established: 1947 Location: Orlando, Florida Web: http://www.abhe.org/ Accredits postsecondary institutions throughout North America that engage students in biblical, transformational, experiential, and missional higher education.