Accreditation and assessment
School accreditation and assessment processes at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health are managed through Academic Affairs. This office is committed not only to the pursuit of educational excellence, but also to preserving our competitive status by meeting rigorous accreditation standards.
Accreditation is a voluntary process, initiated by the institutions being reviewed. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Gillings School of Global Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), an independent, private, nonprofit corporation recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
CEPH’s accreditation procedures require that the school periodically (typically every seven years) undertake a self-evaluation, submit a self-study document and host a team of qualified peer reviewers to validate the self-study during an extensive on-site visit. In addition, several departments in the school offer programs that are accredited by other, separate specialty accrediting bodies.
Questions, concerns, or comments regarding SPH accreditation and assessment may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.