About the American College of Applied Science
The American College of Applied Science is currently the only U.S. based institution of higher learning to offer graduate and undergraduate degree programs, and non-degree professional development diploma programs, in companion animal science and behavior based upon a foundation of applied behavior analysis and a working relationship with the veterinary community. ACAS has been licensed as a degree granting institution by the State of Florida, Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education, license no. 3145 since January 2005. The college currently has an application for accreditation pending with the Accrediting Counsel for Independent College and Schools (ACIAS) that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and CHEA.
Licensure and Accreditation
The American College of Applied Science (ACAS) is licensed under Florida state law by the Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education, license no. 3145 to grant graduate and undergraduate degrees and professional development diplomas since January 2005. Licensure is mandatory under state law while accreditation is a voluntary process for institutions of higher education.
ACAS will be working towards accreditation with Distance Education and Training Council(DETC). We currently do not have a time frame in which we might become accredited.
For more information, please contact Institutional Compliance Officer at 800.403.3347 ext. 708 or the Office of the President at 800.403.3347 ext. 740.