Computing Accreditation: Evolution and Trends Associated with U.S. Accrediting Agencies
Published Online: 15 JAN 2008
Copyright © 2007 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering
How to Cite
Yaverbaum, G. J. and Reichgelt, H. 2008. Computing Accreditation: Evolution and Trends Associated with U.S. Accrediting Agencies. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. 1–6.
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2008
Accreditation is evolving to be an acceptable measure of a quality computing program. Several agencies provide evaluation of specialized technology programs or units in which such programs exist. This article reviews the fundamental history of computing accreditation, primarily in the United States. The fundamental concepts of accreditation, accreditation agencies, and the process itself are discussed.
- computing accreditation;
- information systems;
- information technology;
- computer science