Communications of the Association for Information Systems


The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the accreditation process for information systems (IS) programs. This tutorial includes: an overview of the general accreditation criteria and IS program-specific criteria; the process of information systems accreditation from ABET's Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) perspective; a review of the process of planning and preparing for the accreditation team visit; the experience of gathering sample course materials from faculty; and a discussion of the accreditation process from the review team's perspective