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Accreditation

Maryland University of Integrative Health has earned both regional and programmatic accreditations. Accreditation is an important consideration for students, faculty, patients, clients, and partners because it assures an academic culture of integrity and excellence.

Institutional Accreditation – Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Our university is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) accredits colleges and universities in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. In higher education, regional accreditation is considered the most prestigious accreditation a university can achieve. The Middle States Commission is a voluntary, non-governmental, membership association that is dedicated to quality assurance and improvement through accreditation via peer evaluation. Middle States accreditation instills public confidence in institutional mission, goals, performance, and resources through its rigorous accreditation standards and their enforcement.

MSCHE reviews and accredits the entire institution, not individual academic programs.

State Approval – Maryland Higher Education Commission

Each time we launch a new doctoral or master’s degree or academic certificate program, it undergoes a rigorous review process by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Every one of our academic programs has been approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

Programmatic Accreditation

Programmatic accreditation oversees specific academic programs in the fields that fall under their auspices.

Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)

The Master of Acupuncture and Master of Oriental Medicine programs of Maryland University of Integrative Health are accredited under master’s degree standards by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), the recognized accrediting agency for programs preparing acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners. ACAOM is located at 8941 Aztec Drive, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347; phone (952) 212-2434; fax (952) 657-7068.

The Doctor of Acupuncture and Doctor of Oriental Medicine programs of Maryland University of Integrative Health are not accredited or pre-accredited (candidacy) by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). Graduates of these programs are not considered to have graduated from an ACAOM accredited or candidate program and may not rely on ACAOM accreditation or candidacy for professional licensure or other purposes. 

International Association of Yoga Therapists

IAYTOur Master of Science in Yoga Therapy is accredited by the Accreditation Committee of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). This accreditation has been developed by IAYT to recognize organizations that achieve their rigorous and comprehensive standards for yoga therapy educational programs.