accredit-acronym Accreditation Acronym

Names the accrediting organization, for example, United States SDOs can name “ANSI”. This attribute provides a machine-searchable normalized version of the organization since the content of the <accrediting-organization> element is free form.


Best Practice

Since the attribute name includes the word “acronym”, the values (such as “ANSI”) should be given in ALL CAPS.
OPTIONAL on element: <accrediting-organization>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters An acronym that names the accrediting organization referenced in the <accrediting-organization> element.
Restriction This attribute is an optional attribute; there is no default.
Tagged Sample

Part of <std-meta>

 <accrediting-organization accredit-acronym="ANSI">Under the 
  authority of the American National Standards Institute</accrediting-organization>
 <authorization authorize-acronym="ANS">An American National