Accreditation & Recognition

Accreditation is a voluntary  process of validation in which an institution is evaluated. The standards for accreditation are set by a peer review board whose members may be professionals, professional bodies, organizations, government or other institutions.
Educational accreditation is a type of quality assurance process by which services, and operations of educational institutions or programs are evaluated by an external body to determine if applicable standards are met. If standards are met, accredited status is granted by the appropriate body.

Higher education institutions can have their programmes accredited by private organisations. This is not compulsory. In most countries, higher education institutions are regulated by the governments. Hipdet University Education Foundation is a charitable organization (also an educational organization) in Newark, New Jersey. With NTEE Code: B43,

Tax Exempt Activity: University and Technological Institute

Its tax id (EIN) is 85-1761087. It was granted tax-exempt status by IRS in September, 2020

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Our degrees are not accredited by any agency in the US or in Cameroon. However we do run Joint degree programs with many accredited institutions both state and private

The higher Institute for Professional Development and Training (HIPDET) is a private non profit vocational and higher education institution Authorized by the ministries of Employment and Vocational  training and Higher Education in the Republic of Cameroon.

It is therefore the responsibility of students, families, parents and all those interested in college education to check if the degree or diploma from HIPDET is recognized in your country.


Since its Creation, the institution has gained recognition in many aspects.

Our programs have gained recognition in many countries in Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas. This means our students can transfer their credits earned with us,  to other institutions.


HIPDET is a proud member of the following bodies:

Association of North West Private Higher Education Institutions. (ANOWEPHEI)

International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW)

Association of American Colleges and Universities. (AAC&U)

My Global World Education Group. (MGW)

Globalization and Localization Association. (GALA)

Association for Institutional Research. (AIR)