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Mississippi University for Women Accreditation Information

(Updated 9.3.2021)

Mississippi University for Women (MUW) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the levels of associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation at MUW. Initial accreditation was received in 1921. MUW's last reaffirmation was in 2014; its next reaffirmation is scheduled for 2024. Carla Lowery, Chief Information Officer, is the SACSCOC campus liaison.  For additional information: http://sacscoc.org/institutions/

Below is a table of accredited or approved MUW programs.  

Accredited
Program
Campus Contact for Accreditation Accrediting
Body (Acronym)
Website of
Accrediting Body
Last
Visit
Next
Visit
Accreditation Agency Action

Associate of Science
in Nursing

Dr. Tammie McCoy 
and
Dr. Brandy Larmon

1. Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

 www.acenursing.org

Fall
2013

Fall
2021

Continuing accreditation for the max allowed of 8 years

 

 

2. Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
Board of Trustees (IHL BOT)

www.mississippi.edu

Fall
2013

Fall
2021

Next visit scheduled Fall 2021

Bachelor of Science
in Nursing

Dr. Tammie McCoy 
and
Dr. Maria Scott

1.Commission on
Collegiate Nursing
Education (CCNE)

 

www.ccneaccreditation.org

Spring
2020

Spring
2030

Continuing accreditation for the maximum allowed, 10 yrs.

 

 

2. Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees (IHL BOT)

www.mississippi.edu

Spring
2020

Spring
2030

Next visit scheduled Spring 2030

Master of Science in Nursing

Dr. Tammie McCoy
and
Dr. Teresa Hamill

1.Commission on Collegiate
Nursing Education (CCNE)

www.ccneaccreditation.org

Spring
2020

Spring
2030

Continuing accreditation for the maximum allowed 10 yrs.

 

 

2. Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees (IHL BOT)

www.mississippi.edu

Spring
2020

Spring
2030

Next visit scheduled Spring 2030

Master of Science in Speech- Language Pathology

Dr. Tammie McCoy
and
Dr. Kathy Shapley

Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

caa.asha.org

Spring
2019

Spring
2027

Continuing accreditation for the maximum allowed, 8 yrs.

Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post Graduate APRN Certificate Program

Dr. Tammie McCoy
and
Dr. Teresa Hamill

1. Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

www.ccneaccreditation.org

Spring 2020

Spring 2030

Continuing accreditation for the maximum allowed 10 yrs.

 

 

2.Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees (IHL BOT)

www.mississippi.edu

Spring 2020

Spring 2030

Next visit scheduled Spring 2030

 

Bachelor of Business Administration (including B.S. in Accounting and Business Administration)

 

Dr. Marty Brock
and
Dr. Dee Larson

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

www.acbsp.org

Spring
2010

Fall
2021*

Continuing accreditation for the max allowed, 10 yrs

*Extended from Spring  2020 to Fall 2021.

Bachelor of Arts in Music
Bachelor of Music in Music 

Dr. Julia Mortyakova

 

 

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

www.nasm.arts-accredit.org

Spring
2014

Spring
2024

Continuing accreditation for the max allowed, 10 yrs

Bachelor of Fine Arts Shawn Dickey National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

www.nsad.arts-accredit.org

 

Spring 2012 Spring 2022 Continuing accreditation for the max allowed, 10 years

Bachelor of Arts/Science in Legal Studies

Wesley Garrett, J.D.

American Bar
Association (ABA)

www.americanbar.org/ groups/paralegals.html

Spring 2016

Spring 2023

Continuing approval for the max allowed, 7 yrs

All teacher education programs

Dr. Martin Hatton

1. Council for Accreditation for Educator Preparation (CAEP)

http://caepnet.org/

 

 

Fall
2020

Fall
2022

Probationary Accreditation for Initial-Licensure and Accreditation with Stipulations at the Advanced Level

    2. Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) www.mde.k12.ms.us

 

Spring 2020  Fall 2023 Continuing Accreditation