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Program Accreditation

Marymount University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees. Contact SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, at http://www.sacscoc.org/, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Marymount University.

In addition to the university accreditation, the programs listed below have specialized accreditation by organizations in their discipline. 
 

Administration and Supervision PK-12 (M.Ed.)
Elementary Education PK-6 (M.Ed.)
Secondary Education 6-12 (M.Ed.)
Special Education: General Curriculum K-12 (M.Ed.)

The advanced teacher preparation programs listed above are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) under the NCATE standards and approved by the Virginia Department of Education. For more information about CAEP please visit their website

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Art with a K-12 teaching licensure (B.A.)
Biology with a secondary-level teaching licensure (B.S.)
English with a secondary-level teaching licensure (B.A.)
History with History/Social Science secondary-level teaching licensure (B.A.)
Mathematics with a secondary-level teaching licensure (B.S.)
Multidisciplinary Studies with elementary education teaching licensure grades PK-6 (B.A.)
Multidisciplinary Studies with special education teaching licensure grades K-12 (B.A.)

The initial teacher preparation programs listed above are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) under the NCATE standards and approved by the Virginia Department of Education. For more information about CAEP please visit their website.

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Business Administration (B.B.A.) 
Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The Bachelor of Business Administration and the Master of Business Administration programs at Marymount University are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information about ACBSP please visit their website.

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Counseling (M.A.)

The Master of Arts in Counseling program specializations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). For more information about CACREP please visit their website.

Additionally, the Master of Arts in Counseling program specialization in School Counseling is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) under the NCATE standards and is approved by the Virginia Department of Education. For more information about CAEP please visit their website.

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Health Care Management (M.S.)

The Master of Science in Health Care Management program at Marymount University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). For more information about CAHME please visit their website
 

Interior Design (B.A.) 
Interior Design, track two: First Professional (M.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design and the First Professional track of the Master of Arts in Interior Design programs at Marymount University are accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). For more information about CIDA please visit their website.
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Leadership & Management (M.S.)

The Master of Science in Leadership and Management at Marymount University is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information about ACBSP please visit their website.

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Nursing (B.S.N.)
Nursing (M.S.N.)
Nursing (D.N.P.)

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Marymount University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). For more information about CCNE please visit their website. The B.S.N. program is also approved by the State Board of Nursing of the Commonwealth of Virginia. For more information about the State Board of Nursing please visit their website.
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Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Marymount University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. To contact CAPTE, call 703-706-3245; email accreditation@apta.org; or visit their website.

For information about the university accreditation process, please click here.
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