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Marymount University is accredited by the Commission  on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees. Contact the  Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Marymount University.
 
The Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration programs are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
 
The Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Pastoral Counseling, and School Counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). (The Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Pastoral Counseling are accredited as Community Counseling programs.) The School Counseling program is also accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
 
Teacher preparation programs and the M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision are accredited by the Division of Teacher Education and Certification of the Virginia Department of Education and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
 
The M.S. in Health Care Management program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).
 
The Interior Design undergraduate program and the First Professional (Track Two) graduate program are accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).
 
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The B.S.N. program is also approved by the State Board of Nursing of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
 
The M.A. in Legal Administration, the B.A. in Paralegal Studies, and the undergraduate and graduate Paralegal Studies certificate programs are approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).
 
The M.S. in Management program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
 
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).