Road to Baccalaureate Accreditation
US Department of Education includes standalone baccalaureate public health preparation in scope of CEPH recognition.
CEPH assembles group of thought leaders to discuss quality assurance in baccalaureate public health. Read the summary of the meeting.
The Council discusses recommendations from thought leaders meeting and decides to move ahead with accreditation of standalone baccalaureate public health programs.
The Council adopts revised accreditation criteria for public health schools and programs that includes criteria for baccalaureate degrees.
The Council forms three workgroups to advise on substantive issues related to future accreditation criteria for baccalaureate programs in public health:
- Faculty Qualifications
- Program Evaluation and Student Learning Outcomes
- Leadership, Management and Governance
CEPH participates in the development of critical component elements of a public health baccalaureate degree in a joint effort with academic and professional public health representatives.
The Council plans to discuss the recommendations from the three workgroups and to develop criteria for accreditation of standalone baccalaureate public health programs.
The Council released the proposed criteria for standalone baccalaureate programs in public health for public comment.
The Council considered all comments submitted during the comment period.
The Council adopted the criteria, criteria, after incorporating revisions that arose from the public comments.
The Council amended the Accreditation Procedures to include Standalone Baccalaureate Programs in public health.
The Council released the SBP application template and is now accepting accepting applications.