Program Accreditation

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

College of Business, Innovation, Leadership, and Technology

School of Business

Business Administration (B.B.A.)
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Leadership and Management (M.S.)

The Bachelor of Business Administration, the Master of Business Administration, and the Leadership and Management 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.

School of Design and Art

Interior Design (B.A.) 
Interior Design. First Professional (M.A.) track

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.

College of Health and Education

School of Counseling

 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.

School of Education

Initial Teacher Licensure Programs

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.

Advanced Teacher Preparation Programs

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.

School of Health Sciences

 

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.

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.

Malek School of Nursing Professions

 

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.