APT College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and offers the following programs:
APT has achieved several endorsements related to industry certifications that we offer within our programs to assure you of its commitment to dependable excellence in curriculum quality, instructional delivery and administration. Industry certifications provide students assurance that the courses meet industry standards in hands-on skills training and verify demonstrated learning outcomes.
Note: if you don’t see the official recognition you are seeking, please contact the APT office to find out about other accreditations and endorsements that are in progress of being acquired.
Summary of Accreditations, Endorsements, and Industry Certifications
Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
APT College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC, www.deac.org) as a degree granting institution. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) as a recognized accrediting agency. APT College is an accredited member of DEAC since 2003.
Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
APT College is a recognized member institution of the Council for Higher Education (CHEA, www.chea.org), and is listed on the CHEA listing of accredited institutions . CHEA — a national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation — is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities. Institutional membership is limited to accredited colleges and universities. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE)
APT College is approved to operate as an accredited institution by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (www.bppe.ca.gov). BPPE is an agency of the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs. The APT College degree programs and professional certificates are approved by BPPE.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
The FCC is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress, charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. APT College is authorized to provide official FCC exams for students to obtain lifetime licenses.(www.fcc.gov)
Electronic Technicians Association International (ETA Int’l)
APT College is a school approved by ETA International ( www.eta-i.org) to prepare students for Fiber Optics Installer (ETA FOI) and Fiber Optics Technician (ETA FOT) certifications and is authorized to proctor the official certification exams. ETA is accredited by the International Certification Accreditation Council (ICAC).