The Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications, Inc. (ACCGC) is an independent body of industry and education professionals devoted to promoting excellence in graphic communications education. Accreditation granted by the ACCGC ensures that the graphic communications program in higher education meets or exceeds the established standards. Graphic communications programs from associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree-granting institutions may be considered for accreditation in the United States and internationally.