Georgetown University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Middle States region includes the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The University is scheduled for the reaffirmation of its accreditation during 2029-2030. Learn more about out recent 2022 self-study by visiting our internal Georgetown Middle States Accreditation website.
McDonough School of Business
The McDonough School of Business is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business. Only 620 schools of business, or less than 5 percent worldwide, have earned this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education. To maintain accreditation, a business program must undergo a rigorous internal review every five years, at which must demonstrate its commitment to the 21 quality standards relating to faculty qualification, strategic management of resources, interactions of faculty and students, as well as a commitment to continuous improvement and achievement of learning goals in degree programs.
School of Continuing Studies
The English Language Center (within the School of Continuing Studies) is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA), a specialized accrediting agency that focuses on post-secondary intensive English language programs and institutions. CEA’s purpose is to provide a systematic approach by which programs and institutions can demonstrate their compliance with accepted standards and pursue continuous improvement through a rigorous process of self-assessment and peer review.
School of Health
The Master of Science in Health Systems Administration (MHSA) program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). CAHME actively promotes continuous improvement in the preparation of future healthcare leaders by developing measurable, competency-based criteria for excellence in healthcare management. CAHME Accreditation is the benchmark for students and employers alike that ensure that students are well prepared to lead in healthcare management. https://cahme.org/index.htm
School of Medicine
The Georgetown University School of Medicine is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). LCME is the nationally recognized accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to the M.D. degree in U.S. and Canadian medical schools. The LCME is sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association.
School of Nursing
The Georgetown University School of Nursing bears the following accreditations:
The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Master’s Degree in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Georgetown University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
The Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.
The Midwifery Program at Georgetown University is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374; For information about accreditation please contact ACME directly. Contact: 240-485-1802 or email@example.com