Bowie State University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801. MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Bowie State University’s accreditation was reaffirmed by MSCHE on March 10, 2022 following the self-study process.
Maryland Higher Education Commission coordinates the growth and development of post-secondary education in Maryland. The Maryland Higher Education Commission authorizes Bowie State University to confer academic degrees.
- Academic Programs
- State Authorization
Business Administration Programs
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accredits the Business Administration (BS) and Business Administration (MBA) programs.
Computer Science Programs
The Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET accredits the Computer Science (BS) program.
The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredits the Mental Health Counseling (MA) and School Counseling (MED) programs.
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accredits the following programs: Early Childhood Education (BS), Educational Leadership (EDD), Elementary Education (BS), Elementary Education (MED), Elementary and Secondary School Administration (MED), Reading (MED), School Psychology (MA), Special Education (MED) and Teaching (MA).
The Maryland State Department of Education approves the Secondary Education (MED) and Secondary Education (BA/BS) programs.
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) accredits the Nursing (BS) and Nursing (MS) programs.
Public Administration Program
The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) accredits the Public Administration (MA) program.
Social Work Program
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredits the Social Work (BS) program.
Technology and Security Programs
The Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET accredits the Computer Technology (BS) program.