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Requirement for Accredited Degrees and Units; Definition of Accredited Institution.   

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All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions, unless otherwise specified in this Article.

For purposes of this Subchapter, "accredited institution" shall mean a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. It shall not mean an institution "approved" by the California Department of Education or by the California Council for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education.

Determination of equivalency of foreign degrees shall be according to district rule.

Authority cited:

Education Code 70901

Education Code 87356


Education Code 70901(b)(1)(B).

Education Code 87356

(Amended by Register 94, No. 38).