Dec 09, 2018  
2017-2018 Winona Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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Accreditation and Certification


Accreditation and Certification

Accreditation and Certification

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
800-621-7440 / 312-263-0456
www.hlcommission.org 

 

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution.  Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota has been approved and is legally authorized to do business in the state of Wisconsin as a private postsecondary school, subject to the provisions of 38.50 Wisconsin Statutes, and all administrative rules adopted pursuant to statutes.  Approval includes only those programs and those locations specifically approved by the Board.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.  www.nc-sara.org

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is approved for veterans training under the relevant public laws.

 

Specialized accreditations, certifications, and approvals:

  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music; 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190; 703-437-0700.
  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s Bachelor of Arts business and business-related programs are accredited through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE); 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, KS 66215;  913-631-3009; www.iacbe.org.
  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s Nuclear Medicine Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology, 2000 W. Danforth Rd., Ste. 130 #203, Edmond, OK 73003; 405-285-0546; Fax 405-285-0579.
  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s Peace Officer Education Program is certified by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST Board), 1600 University Avenue, Suite 200, Saint Paul, MN 55104-3825; 651-643-3060.
  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s undergraduate and graduate teacher certification programs are approved by the Minnesota Board of Teaching, Minnesota Department of Education, 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, MN 55113; 651-528-8739; www.board.teaching@state.mn.us
  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s Education Specialist program is authorized by the Board of School Administrators (BOSA), Minnesota Department of Education Building, 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, MN 55113; 651-582-8796; www.mnbosa.org.
  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning, offered in Jamaica in collaboration with the Catholic College of Mandeville, is accredited by the University Council of Jamaica.
  • The Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 887-6791. 
  • The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia program at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing, 2829 University Avenue SE # 200, Minneapolis, MN 55414-3253; 612-317-3000; Toll-free 888-234-2690; TTY Number 800-627-3529; Fax 612-617-2190; mn.gov/health-licensing-boards/nursing.
  • The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia program at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), 222 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, IL 60068; (847) 655-1160, (http://home.coa.us.com).  The program’s next review by the COA is scheduled for May/October 2020.
  • The Marriage and Family Therapy program at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), 112 S. Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703-838-9808; coa@aamft.org. (Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family)
  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s M.S. in Project Management program is accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (GAC); www.pmi.org.
  • The Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Accreditation information can be obtained from the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association, 750 First Street NE; Washington, D.C. 20002-4242. Phone: 202-336-5979; TDD/TTY: 202-336-6123.