Accreditation

What Accreditation Means to You

by Sally R. Welch, M.A., Assistant Director, DEAC

Nationally Accredited

Blackstone Career Institute is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, Washington D.C. The Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

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Distance Education Accrediting Commission Accreditation

As an accredited member of DEAC (Distance Education Accrediting Commission), Blackstone Career Institute strives to achieve the highest standards of school performance and student results along with compliance to all DEAC Standards and Code of Ethics. Questions about the Distance Education Accrediting Commission may be directed to Blackstone or to the DEAC (1601 18th Street, N.W., Suite 2, Washington, D.C. 20009 Tel: 202.234.5100, Fax: 202.332.1386).

Regional Accreditation

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As an accredited online school, Blackstone Career Institute is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools. Questions about Middle States may be directed to Blackstone or to MSA.

Council for Higher Education Accreditation

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The Accrediting Commission of the DEAC and the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools are recognized members of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Pennsylvania State Licensure

Blackstone Career Institute is a private licensed school regulated by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.  For questions or more information please contact Blackstone or Pennsylvania Department of Education (Bureau of Postsecondary Education, Occupational Training Schools, 333 Market Street, 12th Fl, Harrisburg, PA  17126-0333, Telephone: (717) 783-8228, Fax: (717) 772-3622).

Better Business Bureau

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Blackstone Career Institute is a Better Business Bureau accredited business.

To find out what Blackstone students say. Please visit the Blackstone Career Institute Review Page.

Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support (DANTES)

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Blackstone Career Institute appears in the Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support (DANTES) Catalog of Nationally Accredited Distance Learning Programs, allowing active military personnel to seek tuition assistance for independent study, external degree, or vocational training programs in Blackstone’s accredited online school.

GoArmyEd

Blackstone Career Institute is an approved GoArmyEdschool with education plans included in the online GoArmyEd portal. GoArmyEd, part of the Army Continuing Education System (ACES), serves as a virtual gateway for soldiers on active duty to request Tuition Assistance (TA) for distance education programs. It enables soldiers to manage their college education and TA benefits from BCI’s accredited online school.

Accessibility

Click here to access Blackstone Career Institute within the GoArmyEd portal.