SOURCE: Potomac College

Potomac College

December 15, 2011 09:36 ET

Potomac College Receives Affirmation of Accreditation From the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Dec 15, 2011) - Potomac College's regional accrediting agency, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), recently reaffirmed the College's accreditation.

"As a result of a monitoring report Potomac College submitted to the commission and a site visit by a team representing the commission, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education recently voted to remove the warning and to reaffirm accreditation of Potomac College," said Cathi Raffaeli, President of Potomac College.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education ruled that Potomac College is now in compliance with all the Commission's standards for accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.

"We are pleased to receive this affirmation that Potomac College is healthy and in good standing with our accreditor," said Provost Richard Resch. "Our students are our top priority and this vote of confidence allows us to continue to provide educational opportunities that meet the unique career enhancement needs of our multicultural adult learners."

"The curricula in Potomac College's bachelor's and associate's degree programs are continually assessed and revised to ensure their applicability to the current market trends," continued Dr. Reach. "We offer a multitude of programs and specializations."

Potomac College offers associate's and bachelor's degrees in:

  • Business management
  • Accounting
  • International business
  • Information systems management
  • Network security management

Potomac College currently offers specializations in accounting, cyber security, general management, government contract management, health systems management, and information systems management.

Potomac College was founded in 1991 and offers programs leading to Associate of Science and the Bachelor of Science degrees in the fields of business and technology. The college has two campuses in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia, as well as online programs.

The Washington, D.C. campus of Potomac College is located at 4000 Chesapeake Street N.W. in Washington D.C. The Northern Virginia campus of Potomac College is located at 1029 Herndon Parkway in Herndon, Virginia.

Potomac College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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