Should accreditation really make a difference to you? Absolutely, because many employers are more likely to consider you when you come from an accredited institution or program. Why? Because it assures them (and you) that you received an education from a college that meets very specific standards of quality for faculty, curriculum and service. Plus, accreditation is essential to many schools when considering acceptance of your transfer credits or acceptance into a school to pursue an advanced degree in the future. Below, you can read more about all the ways Carrington College and programs at specific campuses are accredited.