The Coordinating Board conducts reviews of associate degree and certificate programs at community, state and technical colleges. These include the review and approval of new degree and certificate programs, changes to existing degree and certificate programs, and the offering of programs by distance education or off-campus instruction.
The policies of the Board related to AA, AS, AAT, and AAS degree programs, along with the procedures for providing the information needed to conduct the reviews, can be found below. Links to the certification forms the institutions are to use to facilitate these reviews are also provided.
December 1, 2009 Memo to Presidents and Chief Academic Officers of Community, State and Technical Colleges: New Policies and Procedures for Academic Associate Degree, Associate of Applied Science Degree, and Certificate Program Approval and Review