Standards and Criteria
Index page of ACAOM Comprehensive Standards and Criteria for ACAOM-accredited institutions and programs
The following cover sheets are for use when submitting a Self-Study Report to ACAOM:
ACAOM issues position papers from time to time, regarding issues or questions of interest to accredited/pre-accredited programs and institutions. Position papers are not official statements of the Commission, and do not supersede ACAOM policies, standards, criteria or other official documents.
AOM Bachelor’s Degrees [24 January 2018]
English language courses and programs [15 February 2018]
Faculty Clarification [26 October 2018]
Guidelines for Developing Certificate Programs [17 April 2019]
Multi-Purpose Institution Clarification [14 November 2017]
Professional Doctorate Admissions [11 April 2019]
Recognition of Foreign Qualifications [14 November 2017]
Site Visitor / Site Visit Resources
ACAOM Site Visit Manual [for institutions and site visitors] [rev. Jan.
ACAOM Code of Conduct and Professional Ethics Guide [rev. Feb 16, 2019]