Providing Accreditation since 1986

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CIFMAT is an independent, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization which connects and serves over 2,000 independent schools, technical/career institutions,  in the United States plus International Schools in more than 65 nations worldwide. A globally recognized standard of excellence, CIFMAT Accreditation attests to a school’s high quality and integrity. CIFMAT is comprised of four commissions which decide matters of accreditation in the context of research-driven standards reviewed by their membership.