About Accreditation at MSU

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ACCREDITATION … a review of the quality of higher education institutions and programs.

—Council for Higher Education Accreditation

ACCREDITATION at Minot State University:
Minot State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Additionally, Minot State has earned 33 program specific accreditations and 18 program approvals.

Accreditation matters. It provides assurance that our University and its academic programs are of high quality. As a regionally accredited institution, we have access to federal and state funding to support student financial aid programs. Accreditation is also important for students who transfer between universities.

Initial accreditation was granted to Minot State University on Jan. 1, 1917, and reaccreditation takes place on a recurring schedule.

Minot State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission , a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U. S. Department of Education.

Accreditations for specific academic programs

National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission
44 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 301, Alexandria, VA 22314

• Addiction Studies
 

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, Kansas 66215

• Accounting
• Energy Economics & Finance
• Finance
• International Business
• Management
• Management Information Systems
• Marketing
• Information Systems (MSIS)
• Management (MSM)
 

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100 Austin, TX 78731-3184, 512-733-9700

• Athletic Training
 

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700

• Master of Science in Communication Disorders: Speech-Language Pathology
 

National Association of Schools of Music
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248

• Music Education
• Music
 

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000
      and
North Dakota Board of Nursing
919 7th Street, Suite 504, Bismarck, ND 58504-5881

• Nursing
 

Council on Social Work Education-Baccalaureate level
1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314-3457

• Social Work
 

National Association of School Psychologists
PO Box 791089, Baltimore, MD 21279-1089
      and
North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board
2718 Gateway Avenue Suite 204, Bismarck, ND 58503-0585, 701-328-9641

• Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology
 

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
1140 19th St NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20036
      and
North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board
2718 Gateway Avenue, Suite 204, Bismarck, ND 58503-0585, 701-328-9641

EDUCATION MAJORS IN:
• Art
• Biology
• Business
• Chemistry
• Early Childhood
• Earth Science
• Elementary
• English
• History
• Mathematics
• Music
• Physical Education
• Social Science
• Special Education