Mississippi University for Women Accreditation Information

(Updated 1.22.2024)

Mississippi University for Women is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Mississippi University for Women may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Below is a table of accredited or approved MUW programs.  

Accredited
Program
Campus Contact for AccreditationAccrediting
Body (Acronym)
Website of
Accrediting Body
Last
Visit
Next
Visit
Accreditation Agency Action
Associate of Science
in Nursing
Dr. Brandy Larmon 
and
Dr. Mary Helen Ruffin
1. Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) www.acenursing.orgFall
2021
Fall
2029
Continuing accreditation for the max allowed of 8 years
  2. Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
Board of Trustees (IHL BOT)
www.mississippi.eduFall
2021
Fall
2029
Next visit scheduled Fall 2029
Bachelor of Science
in Nursing
Dr. Brandy Larmon  
and
Dr. Maria Scott
1.Commission on
Collegiate Nursing
Education (CCNE)  
www.ccneaccreditation.orgSpring
2020
Spring
2030
Continuing accreditation for the maximum allowed, 10 yrs.
  2. Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees (IHL BOT)www.mississippi.eduSpring
2020
Spring
2030
Next visit scheduled Spring 2030
Master of Science in NursingDr. Brandy Larmon
and
Dr. Teresa Hamill
1.Commission on Collegiate
Nursing Education (CCNE)
www.ccneaccreditation.orgSpring
2020
Spring
2030
Continuing accreditation for the maximum allowed 10 yrs.
  2. Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees (IHL BOT)www.mississippi.eduSpring
2020
Spring
2030
Next visit scheduled Spring 2030
Master of Science in Speech- Language PathologyDr. Brandy Larmon
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Associationcaa.asha.orgSpring
2019
Spring
2027
Continuing accreditation for the maximum allowed, 8 yrs.
Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post Graduate APRN Certificate ProgramDr. Brandy Larmon
and
Dr. Teresa Hamill
1. Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)www.ccneaccreditation.orgSpring 2020Spring 2030Continuing accreditation for the maximum allowed 10 yrs.
  2.Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees (IHL BOT)www.mississippi.eduSpring 2020Spring 2030Next visit scheduled Spring 2030
Bachelor of Business Administration
 
Dr. Marty Brock
and
Dr. Dee Larson
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)www.acbsp.orgFall
2021
Fall
2031
Continuing accreditation for the max allowed, 10 yrs BBA with concentrations in Accounting, General Business, Management, Health Care Management, Human Resources Management, Marketing, and Management Information Systems Quality Assurance Report due September 25, 2025
Bachelor of Arts/Science in Legal StudiesWesley Garrett, J.D.American Bar
Association (ABA)
www.americanbar.org/ groups/paralegals.htmlSpring 2016Spring 2024Virtual site visit February 26-27, 2024
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ABA Reapproval Application/Report submitted September 1, 2023
All teacher education programsDr. Martin Hatton1. Council for Accreditation for Educator Preparation (CAEP)http://caepnet.org/
 
Fall
2022
Fall
2026
Accreditation is granted at the initial-licensure level. Accreditation status is effective between Spring 2023-Spring 2027
  2. Mississippi Department of Education (MDE)www.mde.k12.ms.us
 
Spring 2020 Fall 2023Continuing Accreditation
Accrediting
Body (Acronym)
Campus Contact for AccreditationWebsite of
Accrediting Body
Last
Visit
Next
Visit
Accreditation Agency Action
National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)Dr. Julia Mortyakova    www.nasm.arts-accredit.orgSpring
2014
Spring
2024
Continuing accreditation for the max allowed, 10 yrs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)  Alex Stelioes-Willswww.nasad.arts-accredit.org  Spring 2023AY
2032-2033
Continuing accreditation for the max allowed, 10 years.