Mount St. Mary’s is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680, 215-662-5606, as well as the Maryland Higher Education Commission.
Mount St. Mary’s University has specialized accreditation for its education programs through the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. The following programs are accredited by NCATE and MSDE through 2014: Master of Education; Reading and Technology Facilitation; Certificate of Advanced Study in Reading; Master of Arts in Teaching; Elementary Education, Elementary/ Special Education, Secondary Education (Business, English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Foreign Languages), Art Education and Music Education)
Mount St. Mary’s University has specialized accreditation for its business and business-related programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), Olathe, Kansas. The following degree programs are accredited by the IACBE: Bachelor of Science in Accounting; Bachelor of Science in Business; Bachelor of Science in Economics; Bachelor of Science in Information Systems; Bachelor of Science in Sports Management; Master of Business Administration.