Mount Saint Mary College is accredited by the following agencies. 

New York State Education Department

Mount Saint Mary College is chartered, empowered to grant degrees, and has its programs registered by the New York State Education Department. Contact the Office of Higher Education, State Education Building - 2nd floor West Mezzanine, Albany, New York 12234, 1-800-474-3862.

Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association

Mount Saint Mary College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680, 215-662-5606.

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

The School of Business at Mount Saint Mary College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees at the listed locations are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting/Master of Business Administration (5 year)
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Administration with concentrations in: Finance, Marketing, Sports Management

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Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public's health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing. CCNE serves the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices. As a voluntary, self‑regulatory process, CCNE accreditation supports and encourages continuing self‑assessment by nursing programs and supports continuing growth and improvement of collegiate professional education and post-baccalaureate nurse residency programs. More on CCNE...

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

CAEP accreditation is a mark of distinction, and provides recognition that the college has met national professional standards for the preparation of teachers and other educators. CAEP makes a difference in teacher preparation. More on CAEP...