Proven Experience

SeaCrest has guided more than 300 programs
through the accreditation process.



Accreditation Strategy

SeaCrest provides strategic partnership to organizations seeking certification program accreditation. Our team conducts a comprehensive gap analysis against the selected standard, recommends corrective actions, prepares the application, and provides ongoing accreditation compliance monitoring.


Credentialing Services

SeaCrest strategically partners with credentialing organizations to manage projects, lead programs, conduct feasibility studies, provide governance and organizational restructuring consultation, evaluate program performance, and plan strategically for the future.


New Credential Development

Developing and launching a new credentialing program is an important strategic decision. SeaCrest guides the organization’s leadership through a decision-making process to select the best product (certification, certificate, etc.) for the target audience and purpose of the program. Our consultants also provide experienced project management through all phases of new program development.


Quality Management

SeaCrest works with credentialing organizations to design quality management systems or improve existing quality programs. Whether your organization seeks to improve overall quality or needs to develop a quality management system to meet accreditation requirements, our consultants are experienced in designing and implementing quality assurance and improvement processes.


A Proactive Approach to Accreditation Compliance

Credentialing Portfolios

Certification and the maintenance of third-party accreditation require that certifyingorganizations are committed to continuous progress, self-reflection, and improvement. AFCPE partnered with SeaCrest to support the organization’s goal of earning accreditation. The partnership leverages SeaCrest’s knowledge of and expertise in accreditation requirements with AFCPE’s internal resources and institutional knowledge to ensure a comprehensively supported accreditation strategy. Check out the latest resource, “A Proactive Approach to Accreditation Compliance.” 


Credentialing Notes

Credentialing Notes

Credentialing Notes is a monthly email compiled from news articles, press releases, research, blogs, and legislative monitoring. We review hundreds of articles on certification, credentialing and accreditation to bring the most relevant and interesting news to you each month.

SeaCrest Resources

SeaCrest Resources

  • Building a Credentialing Portfolio: Key Considerations
  • Working Remotely with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
  • NBCRNA & SeaCrest: COVID19 Impact on Certification Survey Report 2021
  • Solutions for Small Certification Programs
Featured Publications

Featured Publications

Institute for Credentialing Excellence (I.C.E.): Established in 1977, ICE is the leader in setting quality standards for credentialing organizations. Through its annual conference, regional seminars, and publications, ICE serves its membership as a clearinghouse for information on the latest trends and issues of concern…


Experience. Knowledge. Commitment.

Our team uses unmatched expertise and insight into accreditation for certifying agencies to benefit our clients. Accreditation from an objective, third party has become increasingly important as certifying and governmental agencies seek to protect the public and ensure their programs meet quality standards of practice.

Our consultants use the SeaCrest core values of quality, professionalism, and efficiency to deliver results. The SeaCrest approach is based on providing expert guidance, innovative management techniques, and customized solutions for organizations seeking our services.

SeaCrest is a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) Association of Test Publishers (ATP), and the IT Certification Council (ITCC).

What is Accreditation?

Learn how accreditation can help your organization better market certification and certificate programs with the ICE Video: What is Accreditation?