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April 30, 2019

Clock Hour or Credit Hour?

Clock Hour or Credit Hour?  Are you in compliance?

Schools are not Clock Hour or Credit Hour but the programs of study that the Schools offer are. SFA Financial Aid Credit Hours granted by the U.S. Department of Education are not necessarily the same as the credits granted by Accreditors and State Boards. It is important for school administrators to gain a deeper understanding of this topic and how it relates to the awarding of SFA (Student Financial Assistance). Our goal is to assist your School to remain in compliance with the Department of Education, the Accreditor and the State.

Jay Alexander, CPA of Wilke & Associates, CPAs & Business Advisors, presented “Clock Hour, Credit Hour, Clock-to-Credit – What Are We?” at The Regions PCCS-Mid-Atlantic Conference” Regions 1, 2 & 3 in Philadelphia on April 29, 2019. The presentation addressed history, definitions, conversion, and application principles surrounding Clock and Credit Hour as well as Clock-to-Credit.

Please Click Here to review the presentation and Contact Us with questions or further information about Student Financial Aid Audits.

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