accreditation accreditation  /ə ˌkrɛ də ˈteɪ ʃən/


  • (n) the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards)


  1. Ten days after undergoing a surprise review, aFlorida hospital plagued by disastrous mistakeslost the accreditation needed to continue receiving Medicare payments.
  2. Although he was beaten and saw his cameras smashed and his film confiscated, the arrival of a senior officer who recognized his accreditation papers saved the day.
  3. In less than three years he has improved conditions at the college to the point that it expects to receive full accreditation by the end of 1973.


  1. Buzzfeed is getting sued for millions over photo accreditation

    Buzzfeed's photo accreditation policy is landing it in hot water as another photographer says he'll sue for millions over the use an image he captured.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

  2. MCC seeks to get back on track with physical therapy accreditation

    Mohave Community College’s Physical Therapy Assistant program is facing accreditation issues, though administrators are optimistic that a new director will get things back on track.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Today's News-Herald

  3. Advocate Good Shepherd cancer care earns accreditation

    The Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Center for Cancer Care received a 3 Year accreditation with commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

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  1. "We believe working people and their families do not want a situation where they have to go through 13 separate accreditation processes, but rather one accreditation process," Mr. Doer told reporters.
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Gary Doer Source: National Post

  2. Mr Sibal, who has stressed on the need for transparency in the education sector, said: "We will explore the possibility of setting up an independent accreditation authority. At present there is no accreditation policy on schools. If any child goes...
    on Jun 25, 2009 By: Kapil Sibal Source: Economic Times

  3. "To have a national system of accreditation is light years ahead of what we had," Mr Beattie said. "This accreditation system is a very significant advance and I am delighted to have been at a COAG (meeting) that made that decision."
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Peter Beattie Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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