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Higher Education Accreditation

          Accreditation is a subject that frequently is discussed when choosing higher education.  Typically, the primary concern is, " whether or not any credits earned can be transferred to a different learning institution. " Let's take a closer look at accreditation and see more of the picture.

          At the beginning of higher education in the United States, there was no accreditation.  In fact, there were very few if any higher education institutions at all. Harvard was the first and was established in 1636.   But as more and more institutions of higher education were eventually established, the question of accreditation became more important.  Point of fact:  there is no one national accrediting institution.  Most of the accreditation of schools of higher learning is done on a regional basis where you will find organizations such as the Higher earning Commission, Middle States Commission of Higher Education, Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and many others.  Most of the accrediting organizations were started in the beginning to ensure the quality of the education and the protection of the student from scams etc.

          In today's environment, with much higher education costs, the place of funding for education takes on a greater role.  There is no national government accrediting organization, so things like Pell grants and student loans are dependent upon the regional organizations. Many of the colleges and universities of today are considered to be "research institutions."  This basically means that students write papers on various subjects, and then later students write more papers while citing the papers that were written earlier.  Much of the information is just recycled from one generation to the next.  Medicine, science, and engineering may be exceptions to this last statement since these fields of study have a more practical application most of the time.  However, in the Arts and Humanities, libraries are mostly filled with written compost, recycling galore.

          We at Charles Christmas University are very concerned that all of our students are protected, and that the investment of both their time and their money is covered by a money-back guarantee.  Most standard universities do not give any such guarantee with their registrations.  So we have to ask ourselves, "Who really has the best interest of the student at heart," for the good and for the protection of the student.

          Most standard colleges and universities do not provide or teach income-earning opportunities to their students.  At Charles Christmas University not only do we provide students with the opportunities to earn money for their tuition, but we also equip our students with an education that will allow them to enter the marketplace with valuable skills that can be employed for handsome incomes indeed.  These skills include fields of study such as management consulting with guaranteed results, real estate development, debt relief, finance, and others as well.

          Colleges and Universities pay sometimes as much as $80,000 per year to be "accredited" by one of the commissions that offer such a status.  We here at Charles Christmas University feel that true accreditation comes from our students who know best and know firsthand from their own personal experience the value of the education they receive at CCU.  Ultimately, accreditation is the choice of the student himself or herself. No one else is going to be responsible for the outcome and result of your education except you yourself.  You make your own choice and you live with it.  For further reading on this subject visit our website page entitled "Education Today" on this site.

          Remember the education industry is a $1.3 Trillion business now and headed for $2.3 Trillion by 2028 based on a compound annual growth rate of almost 5%.  That simply means that those with vested interests are prone to want to protect their positions.  However, it also means that those who take advantage of the coming years will see a very bright future indeed.  Find your place in this coming tidal wave of opportunity and create the best future for yourself and those you love.

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