Accreditation

The information in this section is published exclusively for accreditation-related purposes. For inquiries regarding the admission or general educational policies and practices of Marymount University, please consult the relevant sections of this catalog.

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 www.sacscoc.org, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Marymount University.

  • The B.B.A., M.B.A., and M.S. in leadership and management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • The M.A. in counseling with specializations in clinical mental health counseling, pastoral clinical mental health counseling, and school counseling is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The school counseling specialization, all teacher licensure programs, and the M.Ed. in administration and supervision program are accredited by the Division of Teacher Education and Licensure of the Virginia Department of Education, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
  • The M.S. in health care management program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).
  • The B.A. in interior design program and the M.A. first professional graduate program are accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).
  • The B.S. in nursing, M.S. in nursing, and D.N.P. 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 doctoral program in physical therapy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).