The College of the Humanities and Sciences, Harrison Middleton University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) www.deac.org. The Commission awarded to Harrison Middleton University, which was initially accredited by DEAC as College of the Humanities and Sciences on January 10, 2003, its third consecutive renewal grant of accreditation. This renewal of accreditation was without conditions and is for a five-year period. Renewal of accreditation was granted following a regularly scheduled, comprehensive evaluation of the institution and a review of all programs being offered. The institution was found to meet or exceed each of the Commission’s standards for accreditation. The institution will be considered for its next renewal of accreditation in January 2018.
The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The DEAC’s scope of recognition by CHEA is the accreditation of higher learning institutions in the United States and international locations that offer programs of study that are delivered primarily by distance (51% or more) and award credentials at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s, first professional, and professional doctoral degree level.