Standards and Criteria
The latest version of standards and criteria adopted by the Commission for professional doctorate [PD] programs, and for ACAOM-accredited institutions that host such programs.
The current version of standards and criteria adopted by the Commission for master’s level and postgraduate doctoral [DAOM] programs, and for ACAOM-accredited institutions that host such programs.
NOTE: A comprehensive revision of the Standards and Criteria for the Master’s Level and Professional Doctorate [PD] institutions and programs is currently released for Public Comment. This revision does not include the postgraduate doctoral [DAOM] standards.
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 supercede ACAOM policies, standards, criteria or other official documents.
AOM Bachelor’s Degrees [Jan. 24, 2018]
English language courses and programs [Feb. 15, 2018]
Multi-Purpose Institution Clarification [Nov. 14, 2017]
Recognition of Foreign Qualifications [Nov. 14, 2017]
Site Visitor / Site Visit Resources
ACAOM Site Visit Manual [for institutions and site visitors] [rev. Jan.