State Authorization: What It Means For Your Institution
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Opening a private university or college from scratch is a challenging experience. Our team of education experts are here to help.
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Who We Are
Starting your own university and building the foundational processes and policies to be a successful educational university is a challenging and difficult process comprising of multiple hurdles and complex legal regulations and compliance requirements.
That is where Expert Education Consultants come in.
Expert Education Consultants is an elite education consultancy service who assist entrepreneurs and organizations navigate these hurdles and regulatory requirements to help you fulfill your goals of building a professional, licensed and accredited university, college or vocational institution from the ground up.
Expert Education Consultants is a family-operated business led by Dr. Sandra Norderhaug, CEO and founder and Richard Norderhaug, COO and CTO.
Dr.Sandra Norderhaug holds a PhD, Doctor of Medicine and MBA degrees with 30 years in leadership and experience in starting, building and managing post-secondary universities in both the USA and Europe.
Richard Norderhaug has over 30 years of experience developing computer and network solutions and leading teams and projects in multiple Fortune 500 companies across the United States including HP, SAP, and PG&E.
How We’re Different
Expert Education Consultants rises to the challenge and stands above the competition by offering a full range of consultancy and educational support services from the following:
- Identifying the best state for your post-secondary university and business entity.
- Navigating the chosen state’s complex legal and compliance licensing requirements
- Developing the university’s business plan, operating policies and procedures and course catalog.
- Interviewing and hiring your administrative staff and faculty.
- Deploying the learning management system.
- Navigating the regional accreditation’s regulatory and compliance requirements.
Our staff of state license and accreditation consultants, recruiters, accountants and project managers are skilled and experienced to assist you in building a successful university.
What We Do
We are a one-stop service offering everything you need to create your business entity, navigate the licensing and accreditation processes and start your university on the right path to success
We assist in developing and filing business name and business entity documentation with Secretary of State’s office of the chosen state the university will be operating in.
We will assist you through the state’s authorization and licensing process for your university from start to finish. Learn more about our state authorization process here
A variety of fully customizable services to help your university navigate the accreditation process.
We assist you in finding top-notch talent and help you streamline your hiring process.
We hire and manage college deans and faculty on your behalf to achieve student learning outcomes.
We assist with developing grant proposals, create necessary academic policies, handbooks, curriculums, program learning outcome maps, and other important materials.
We assist you in setting up your learning management system, school management system, and e-learning for online, hybrid, and on-campus programs.
We help you with federal and state filing requirements, licensing, recertification, permit, internal compliance, and a range of other services.