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National accreditation is generally awarded to vocational and trade schools. Career-oriented schools are generally more affordable and require less coursework overall.

There are many nationally accrediting agencies that are approved by the U.S. Department of Education, including the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges and the Distance Education Training Council.

Here is a list of online schools that have been awarded national accreditation:

We found 33 online schools that match your criteria.
Accredited Colleges Offering
School Accrediting Agency
Academy of Art University Online Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
American College of Healthcare Sciences Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
American Sentinel University Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Andrews University Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Ashworth College Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Ashworth College (Canada) Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Aspen University Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Baptist Bible College Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Brookline College Online Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools and Council on Occupational Education
Bryan University Online Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
California University of Pennsylvania Online National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
City Vision College Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Columbia International University Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Columbia Southern University Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Court Reporting Institute of Dallas Online Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Florida Christian College LeadOn Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Full Sail University Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Grace Bible College Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Independence University Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
ITT Technical Institute Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
John Hancock University Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Kaplan University Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools and Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Luther Rice Seminary & University Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission
Penn Foster Career School Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Pinnacle Career Institute Online Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Rasmussen College Online Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Remington College Online Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Sanford-Brown Online Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Southern California Seminary Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission
Taft University System Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission
Tennessee Temple University Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission
Tribeca Flashpoint Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Western Governors University Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission

Here is a list of agencies that award national accreditation to online schools:

  • Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
  • Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET)
  • Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)
  • Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE)
  • Association of Advanced Rabbinical and Talmudic Schools (AARTS)
  • Council on Occupational Education (COE)
  • Distance Education Training Council (DETC)
  • National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS)
  • Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS)
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