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For more information about getting accredited, please contact partners@iaoip.org

Why Accreditation?

Hiring someone from an IAOIP Accredited program will ensure that the individual has formal training in innovation and understands how it affects industry. Better still, new hires will have the capability to reduce the amount of missed market opportunities and the billions wasted on resources.

Benefits of Accreditation
  • The IAOIP Educational Accreditation Program ensures that graduating students will have a fundamental understanding of the art and science of innovation and how it affects industry’s performance and outcomes.
  • The IAOIP Educational Accreditation Program ensures that academic institutions provide an environment for students to begin their journey to being certified as a Certified Professional Innovator.
  • The IAOIP Educational Accreditation Program ensures a hands-on approach to innovative education, maintaining literature vetted by professionals in the industry and adhering to standards that are continuously improving.
Steps to Accreditation
  1. Letter of Intent/Executive Summary
  2. Self-Evaluation Report
  3. Onsite Evaluation
  4. Accreditation Decision

IAOIP confers academic accreditation only to those innovation education programs that meet its accreditation standards.Programs considering accreditation are encouraged to review a copy of the IAOIP Accreditation Handbook to better understand the process and receive tips on preparing for it. Programs are also encouraged to contact IAOIP staff at partners@iaoip.org for guidance on starting the process.

Accreditation Documents

Learn About Accreditation

IAOIP Accreditation Information

Download The EPA Handbook

IAOIP EPA Handbook

Step 1 

Letter of Intent

Step 2

Self-Assessment Template

Step 3

On-site Evaluation Form

Accreditation Complaint Policy and Process

Accreditation Complaint


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