If you are going to be a pediatrician what college should you go to?
The important issue is the school's accreditation. When choosing
a college or university, make sure the institution has a regional
accreditation. With a regional accreditation you can be assured the
coursework and degree you complete will be recognized by all other
colleges and universities as well as employers. Below I have listed
the six accrediting agencies and their geographical areas of
responsibility. Make sure the institution is accredited by one of
following responsible agencies.
Regional Accreditation Agencies
Â· Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools -
Educational institutions in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania,
Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the
US Virgin Islands, as well as schools for American children in
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Â· New England Association of Schools and Colleges - Educational
institutions in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine,
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont).
Â· North Central Association of Colleges and Schools -
Educational institutions in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa,
Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North
Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Mexico, South Dakota,
Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
Â· Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities -
Postsecondary institutions (colleges and universities) in Alaska,
Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
Â· Western Association of Schools and Colleges - Educational
institutions in California, Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa,
Micronesia, Palau, and Northern Marianas Islands.
Â· Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - Educational
institutions in Virginia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana,
Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and