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Michale McComis, Ph.D.

Michale McComis, Ph.D.

Executive Director & CEO, Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

Dr. McComis serves as the Executive Director of ACCSC, as well as the Chief Executive Officer of the accrediting commission, managing the day-to-day operation of ACCSC’s Arlington office and and staff and overseeing the ACCSC accreditation process. Michale also coordinates the Commission’s legislative activities and is the Commission’s liaison with state and federal agencies, institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations, and higher education associations. He has serves as a frequent speaker at accreditation workshops and training seminars, as well as at state and national conferences on accreditation and higher education. Dr. McComis is considered by many to be amongst the leading voices on accreditation matters and has testified before both the U.S. House of Representative Committee of Education and the Workforce and the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee on issues related to accreditation.