2.4.1. Purpose of the Self-Study

The term self-study refers to the program’s process of self-examination during the creation of the self-study, as well as to the self-study document itself. The purpose of the self-study document is to demonstrate the program’s compliance with all of the 2015 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards. The self-study process should begin approximately 2 years prior to the COA Review for Determination of Reaffirmation.