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    Monmouth University is authorized by the State of New Jersey to offer an educational program at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Students may contact the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education for the State of New Jersey at:

    NJ Higher Education
    PO Box 542
    Trenton, NJ  08625-0542

    In addition to being licensed by the State of New Jersey, Monmouth University's education program is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.  Students with questions regarding the University's accreditation may contact the Middle States Commission on Higher Education at:

    3624 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

    In addition:

    • The Leon Hess Business School is accredited by the AACSB—the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
    • The chemistry program (with a concentration in advanced chemistry) is on the Approved List of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
    • The undergraduate software engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, and the undergraduate computer science program with a concentration in advanced computing is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,
    • The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate APRN certificate at Monmouth University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (
    • The undergraduate BSW and graduate MSW social work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
    • The School of Education is fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE),
    • The graduate programs in School Counseling (MSEd) and Mental Health Counseling (MS) are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
    • The Master of Arts in Addiction Studies is accredited by the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Committee (NASAC).
    • The Master’s program in Speech-Language Pathology at Monmouth University is a candidate for Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. This is a “pre-accreditation” status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of five years.
    • The Physician Assistant program has been granted Accreditation-Probation status by ARC-PA.
    • The certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis is approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as meeting the coursework requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst examination.