Accreditation

Notre Dame of Maryland University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (MSCHE) and by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC).

Notre Dame of Maryland University's School of Business was granted full accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) in 2015.

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s School of Education was granted full reaccreditation status by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (CAEP) in 2013.

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s School of Nursing was granted full accreditation status for the baccalaureate and master's degree programs in Nursing by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) in 2017.

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s School of Pharmacy was granted full accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the official accrediting body of pharmacy preparation programs at U.S. colleges and universities, in 2013. 

The University holds memberships in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women, Association of American Colleges and Universities, American Council on Education, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, Pennsylvania Athletic Conference, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Council for Higher Education Accreditation, Council of Independent Colleges, Independent College Fund of Maryland, Maryland Association for Higher Education, Maryland Independent College and University Association, Maryland Higher Education Commission, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Inc., National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, National Catholic Educational Association, National League for Nursing (NLN), Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN), The College Board and the Women’s College Coalition.