Accreditation and State Authorization
Get Your Online Degree From An Accredited University
Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles Online Is Part Of Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles, A Respected, Regionally Recognized And Accredited School.*
Regional accreditation is important to you for three reasons:
- Makes you eligible for Title IV funds for financial aid, such as Pell grants or Stafford loans.
- When transferring credits, the majority of four-year colleges and universities only accept credits from regionally accredited institutions.
- Employers and professional associations know that regionally accredited colleges and universities offer high-quality educations.
For most of our programs, MSMU Online is able to accept students from the following states:
It is the responsibility of the student to secure a site with approval by MSMU faculty for any field placement, internship or service learning project.
*Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles is ranked among the top 25 regional universities in the West by US News and World Report and by 2016 College Choice. We are accredited by the WASC Senior Colleges and University Commission.
**Only associates degrees.
***Not currently accepting Criminology or Gerontology Majors.