The Role of Regulatory Entities in Higher Education

In this lesson, you'll review the various aspects of the U.S. Department of Education and how each impacts operations at postsecondary institutions. In addition, the roles of various accreditation agencies and state boards in higher education are reviewed. Finally, general education requirements in undergraduate degree programs are covered.

Topics covered in this lesson include:
  • The Role of the Department of Education
  • Overview of Accreditation
  • State Boards of Education
  • General Education Requirements