Ashworth College accreditation
You want to be confident your school is legitimate. Celebrating over 300,000 students and alumni, Ashworth College is nationally accredited, so you can be confident in the fact that an education with Ashworth will result in a nationally recognized degree or certificate. Accreditation is public notification that an institution and a program meet the quality standards set forth by the accreditor. Use the menu below to view the accreditors who hold us accountable to those standards.
Distance Education Accrediting Commission
Ashworth College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Ashworth College offers accredited programs leading to online degrees, certificates, and career training diplomas.
Consumer disclosure forms
For more information on Ashworth College accreditation, download the following public forms provided by the DEAC to accredited institutions:
- DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure for the Public Form - Ashworth College - Degree (PDF)
- DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure for the Public Form - Ashworth College - Career (PDF)
Council for Higher Education Accreditation
The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The baccalaureate degree program in Nursing (RN-BSN) at Ashworth College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA)
The Ashworth College Veterinary Technician Associate Degree program is AVMA CVTEA-accredited. Accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association and Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities represents “...the highest standard of achievement for veterinary medical education in the United States. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.”
Better Business Bureau
Ashworth College is a Better Business Bureau accredited business BBB Rating of A.
State Specific Information
Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
Ashworth College is Authorized by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission to offer instruction in career programs, associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs.
National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements
Ashworth College has been approved by Georgia to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.