NYU Steinhardt

Operating a Quality Assurance Agency

  • Course Number: HPSE-GE 2077
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Building on an understanding of higher education management issues, this course focuses on the structure & management of external quality assurance (accreditation) agencies including cycles & methods of review, essential elements of approval & recognition stages for higher education institutions, training of external reviewers, decision making, reporting & follow-up, & mediating between government, employers & higher education institutions. Student learning will focus on the functioning of a quality assurance agency, including policies & procedures, governance & management, funding, stake holder relations, selection & training of reviewers, & provision of information.
  • Old Course Number: E98.2077