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UAMS Higher Learning Commission Accreditation

Approved Study Goals

as Revised January 6, 2006

Achieve HLC/NCA Accreditation

Demonstrate that the quality of UAMS' programs and sservices meet or exceed the level necessary to be granted full accreditation status by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.


Conduct an objective examination of the effectiveness of the University in meeting its four-fold mission:

-- to teach, to heal, to search, to serve.


Prepare a self-study that focuses on our role as a unique and vital resource for the state of Arkansas .


Integrate the self-study process with institutional planning efforts, emphasizing program expansion and services.

Quality Improvement Processes

Demonstrate the university's ability to assess programs and services, and to respond appropriately.



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This site last modified 09/07/2007