Becker Professional Education, a part of DeVry Education Group, is pleased to announce it has been awarded 3-year initial accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET), a U.S. Department of Education nationally recognized agency that promotes quality-oriented education and training through the establishment of standards and an accreditation process focused on integrity. Becker’s membership in ACCET affirms the quality and reliability of its professional education programs.

“This is an enormous accomplishment and one that is a true reflection of our long-standing commitment to high-quality education and student outcomes,” said John Roselli, president of Becker Professional Education. “Accreditation allows us to enhance our position as a leading global provider of professional education.”

“Becker’s organizational commitment to high-quality education has met our standard of quality assurance,” said William V. Larkin, Ed.D., executive director at ACCET. “As a reliable authority on the quality of educational practices, we are pleased to bestow this recognition upon Becker Professional Education.”

As an official Accredited Education Institution, Becker will be able to expand its professional education programs to additional organizations that value ACCET status, including government agencies and armed forces, as well as international students.

To learn more about Becker Professional Education please visit www.becker.com. For more information about ACCET, visit www.accet.org.

About Becker Professional Education

Becker Professional Education, a part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV), is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, project management and healthcare professions. Nearly half a million professionals have prepared to advance their careers through its CPA Exam Review, ACCA ® Courses, PMP ® Exam Review, USMLE ® Review and Continuing Professional Education courses. Throughout its more than 50 year history, Becker has earned a strong track record of student success through world-class teaching, curriculum and learning tools that enable its students to develop the knowledge and performance skills necessary to stay ahead in an ever-changing business world. For more about Becker Professional Education, please visit www.becker.com.

ABOUT ACCET

ACCET was founded in 1974 with the mission of improving continuing education and training. In 1978, the U.S. Department of Education recognized ACCET as a nationally acknowledged accrediting agency and a "reliable authority" on the quality of education and training provided by the institutions that it accredits. In 1998, ACCET became the only recognized accrediting agency to be certified as an ISO 9001:2008-Quality Management System, under the international standards established by the International Organization for Standardization. It continues to hold this unique status.

Accreditation serves the interests of companies, agencies, and the public through the establishment of standards, policies, and procedures in conjunction with an objective third-party professional evaluation designed to identify and inspire sound education and training practices. When an organization couples this process with a commitment to rigorous educational standards, a partnership for quality becomes a reality. For more about ACCET, please visit www.accet.org.

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