N.H. Code Admin. R. Hedc 404.02 - Determination of Review Type

Current through Register Vol. 42, No. 14, April 7, 2022

(a) The director shall determine the type of review required based upon the program request, incorporated status, accreditation status, institutional sustainability, and previous approvals granted to the institution.
(b) Types of reviews shall be as follows:
(1) A comprehensive review;
(2) An expedited review; and
(3) An administrative review.
(c) A comprehensive review shall require the institution's written plan to respond to each standard in Hedc 405 and the review shall be conducted by an evaluation team;
(d) An expedited review requires the institution's written plan to respond to each standard in Hedc 405 as appropriate:
(1) The expedited review shall be conducted by the director or by an evaluation team;
(2) The expedited review shall be used for the following:
a.In-state institutions seeking degree-granting approval for a new degree or new degree level not covered by earlier approvals; and
b.Out-of-state institutions seeking approval to offer open credit-bearing courses, programs/degrees or a branch campus.
(e) An administrative review shall be conducted by the director and/or an evaluator for an institution that is accredited by a regional or national agency recognized by the U.S. department of education, the council for higher education accreditation, or both.
(f) The administrative review shall be used for the following:
(1) In-state institutions seeking approval for a new program within an existing approved degree or degree level, or a review of an already approved program;
(2) Out-of-state institutions seeking approval to offer open internships or practicums that require a memorandum of understanding and/or have a physical presence of an instructor; and
(3) Out-of-state institutions seeking approval to offer closed credit-bearing internships, practicums, courses or degrees for which the general public is not admitted and the institution does not publicly advertise.

Notes

N.H. Code Admin. R. Hedc 404.02

#10429, eff 10-5-1313 (See Revision Note at chapter heading for Hedc 400)

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