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Certification is verification related to products, processes, systems or persons THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ACCREDITATION AND CERTIFICATION IS OFTEN MISUNDERSTOOD “The whole idea of accreditation is that an education ought to stand for something” Accreditation is verification related to demonstration of competence to carry out specific tasks. So accreditation is higher than certification, for example, students receive a certificate on completion of their degree, but it’s the university that has their courses accredited – often the reason why a student will select one university over another. Alan Contreras