Accreditation Standards: Portfolio Assessment Certification

Portfolio Assessment Certification Programs

The ABSNC Board of Directors has approved accreditation standards for portfolio assessment certification programs. Organizations applying for initial accreditation AND organizations submitting applications for reaccreditation of assessment-based programs can complete the application on the ABSNC Certification Platform at

A copy of the application in MS Word format is provided below:

Please contact the ABSNC office ( with questions about any of the accreditation programs. The ABSNC recommends these references to organizations considering a portfolio certification program.

ABSNC has created a helpful template for the tables required for accreditation/reaccreditation of Portfolio Assessment Certification Programs (e.g., panel of experts in standard 7.3; passing point panel in standard 12.2). Download the template here.