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The Office of Accreditation coordinates the College's activities related to institutional and program accreditation to facilitate continuous quality improvement and ensure compliance with standards.

Core Functions

  • Facilitate institutional accreditation activities in partnership with the SACSCOC Liaison, Academic Affairs, and relevant units across the College
  • Support program accreditation activities in partnership with relevant units across the College, to include review of reports and evidence, participation in site visits, and serve as liaison between the programs and the District
  • Coordinate planning and reporting for, and support implementation and analysis of, the College's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)
  • Maintain documentation related to accreditation requirements, including an archive of institutional and program accreditation reports
  • Facilitate collegewide unit reporting of institutional effectiveness activities through the Annual Effectiveness Reports (AER), Annual Campus Reports (ACR), and Academic Program Review (APR)

Guiding Principles

Helpful Links

MDC Accreditation website, including information on:

  • The reaffirmation process
  • The Compliance Certification Report
  • Faculty credentials
  • Program accreditations
  • Student achievement

Department led by:

Erin Bell, Director of Accreditation


Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the
Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577.