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2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
Loyola University Maryland
  Feb 20, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue


Loyola University Maryland is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267‑284‑5000. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Within Loyola College, the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemistry is certified by the American Chemical Society. The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, The engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

The Sellinger School of Business and Management is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business.

The programs in teacher education are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 1140 19th St. NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C., ( and the Maryland State Department of Education. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.

The University is approved by the following agencies:

Association for Childhood Education International
Council on Exceptional Children
Educational Leadership Constituent Council
International Reading Association
International Society for Technology in Education
Maryland State Department of Education
National Council for the Social Studies
National Council for Teachers of English
National Science Teacher’s Association
Regents of the University of the State of New York
Approved for Veteran’s Education

The University is a member of the following agencies:

AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
ACCU Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
Association of American Colleges and Universities
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267‑284‑5000
Council for Advancement and Support of Education
Maryland Association for Higher Education
Maryland Independent College and University Association
National Academic Advising Association
National Association of Universities and Independent Colleges
National Collegiate Athletic Association

Documents granting accreditation or approval to Loyola University Maryland are available for review during regular business hours in the Records Office.