Accreditation in the United States is a voluntary, nongovernmental process, in which an institution and its programs are evaluated against standards for measuring quality.
Mount St. Mary’s University is accredited by the following institutions:
3624 Market Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19104
2010 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036-1023
The following programs are accredited by NCATE and Maryland State Department of Education:
Master of Education
Reading and Technology Facilitation
Certificate of Advanced Study in Reading
Master of Arts in Teaching
Elementary/ Special Education
Secondary Education (Business, English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Foreign Languages)
*Note: NCATE visit scheduled for April 6-8, 2014. See our call for comments.
► International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
11374 Strang Line Rd.
Lanexa, KS 66215
The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bachelor of Science in Business
Concentrations include Finance, International Business and Economics, Management
Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
Master of Business Administration
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh PA 15275-1110
Mount St. Mary's Seminary has been accredited by the Association of Theological Schools since July 1,1987.
State approval assures that colleges and universities have satisfied certain minimum requirements established by the State for all degree-granting institutions operating in Maryland. Accreditation goes beyond this to assure that an institution has attained a level of quality recognized by other colleges and universities of the same type.
Mount St. Mary's University is recognized by the Maryland Higher Education Commission as a state-approved university.
Maryland Higher Education Commission
6 N. Liberty St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
The U.S. Department of Education provides more information to consumers regarding Mount St. Mary's University accreditation in The Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs.