Academic Quality Improvement Program

Moraine Park maintains accreditation through the 2014-2015 academic year by participating in the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) through the Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association.

For continued accreditation, the college is required to participate in the following in order to improve performance:
  • Strategy Forum every 4 years
  • Action Projects; 3 annually
  • Site-visit every 7 years
  • Reaffirmation every 7 years following the site-visit.
  • Maintenance of the System Portfolio annually 

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

AQIP Talking Points

Moraine Park's accreditation timeline is as follows:

  • June 2013: AQIP Systems Portfolio due
  • Fall 2013: Systems Portfolio feedback received and reviewed
  • Fall 2013: AQIP Quality Check-up Visit
  • Spring 2014: Strategy Forum
  • Fall 2014: Check-up visit feedback received
  • 2014-2015: Reaffirmation of Accreditation

For more information on the accreditation process, you can review the HLC/AQIP website. For college specific information, please email Caron Daugherty at