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 institutional culture of quality, integrity, excellence, and continuous improvement.
Institutional Accreditation – Middle States Commission on Higher Education
MUIH is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19104 (267-284-5000). MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Regional accreditation of institutions is widely seen as the highest level of accreditation. MSCHE reviews and accredits the entire institution, not individual academic programs.
State Approval – Maryland Higher Education Commission
MUIH is authorized to operate in the state of Maryland by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC). In addition, all of MUIH’s credit-bearing degree and certificate programs are approved by MHEC.
Programmatic accreditation oversees specific academic programs in the fields that fall under their auspices.
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
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
The Master of Science in Yoga Therapy is accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. For more information, visit: www.iayt.org.
International Coach Federation
The Master of Arts in Health and Wellness Coaching and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching are International Coach Federation (ICF) Approved Coaching Specific Training Hours Programs (ACSTH).
National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching
The Master of Arts in Health and Wellness Coaching and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching are National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching Approved Transition Training Programs.
Accreditation Council on Nutrition Professional Education (ACNPE)
MUIH’s M.S. Nutrition and Integrative Health program is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Nutrition Professional Education (ACNPE; https://acnpe.org/accreditation/acnpe-accredited-programs), a programmatic accrediting agency for master’s degree programs in clinical nutrition. For more information, contact: ACNPE, 20 West 20th Street, Suite 204, New York, NY 10011; phone: 646-455-1149.