Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

American College Dublin, a constituent college of Irish American University, is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA19104, United States of America.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is a voluntary, non-governmental, peer-based membership association dedicated to educational excellence and improvement through peer-evaluation and accreditation. Accreditation by MSCHE is an expression of confidence in an institution’s mission and goals, its performance and its resources. Accreditation by a regional accrediting association certifies to other educational institutions and the public that an institution has been evaluated, meets or exceeds established standards, and is achieving its own goals.

MSCHE is responsible for higher education accreditation in the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington, DC, and Delaware. 

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States of America
Telephone: 001-267-284-5000
Web: www.msche.org

Irish American University and its constituent colleges are licensed by the Department of Education of the State of Delaware to award degrees at the undergraduate and master’s level.

 

Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)

QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) is a state agency established by the Quality Assurance and Qualifications (Education and Training) Act 2012 with a board appointed by the Minister for Education and Skills.

American College Dublin has two programmes placed at level-eight on the National Framework of Qualifications which are accredited by QQI and for which graduating students receive QQI awards:

  • BA (Hons) in Liberal Arts
  • BA (Hons) in International Business

American College Dublin has one programme placed at level-nine on the National Framework of Qualifications which is accredited by QQI and for which graduating students receive QQI awards:

  •  MB in International Business.

QQI accreditation and awards refer only to programmes provided by American College Dublin and are not connected programmatically or institutionally to or with Irish American University or American College Delaware.

Quality and Qualifications Ireland
26-27 Denzille Lane
Dublin 2
Ireland
Telephone: 001-353-1-905-8100        
Web: www.qqi.ie