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Pathway Overview

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M State Standard Pathway Accreditation Map

The college is committed to continuously working and striving for the next level of educational excellence for students and stakeholders by following the Standard Pathway. M State's accreditation map below highlights where M State is in the 10-year cycle.

M State Accreditation Map 2017-2022

  • June 2017 - AQIP Systems Portfolio
  • April 23 - 25, 2018 - Comprehensive Quality Review
  • Fall 2018 - Transition to Standard Pathway (HLC phasing out AQIP Pathway)
  • 2018 - 2022 - Prepare Assurance Filing
  • June 1, 2020 - Assessment of Student Learning Report Due
  • 2022 - 2023 - Comprehensive Evaluation

 

Standard Pathway Overview

M State participates the HLC Standard Pathway, which is a 10-year accreditation cycle focused on quality assurance and institutional improvement. The Standard Pathway cycle includes:

Regular Monitoring

Timeline: Annually

M State will submit an annual Institutional Update, which is reviewed by HLC to monitor organizational health, comply with certain federal requirements and identify any changes that may require HLC follow-up.

Comprehensive Evaluation

Timeline: Year 4

M state will undergo a comprehensive evaluation to ensure the Criteria for Accreditation are being met, institutional improvement is being pursued and the College is compliant with certain requirements set by the U.S. Department of Education. A Year 4 evaluation may include a determination that interim monitoring is necessary.

Comprehensive Evaluation

Timeline: Year 10

The second comprehensive evaluation is conducted and follows the same process as the year four evaluation. This evaluation leads to an action regarding the reaffirmation of the institution's accreditation.

Source: www.hlcommission.org/accreditation/standard-overview.html


Last modified: August 13th, 2018 at 12:25pm