MCNY is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the Middle States Commission of Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000.

School for Business

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The associate and bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and the MBA programs in Financial Services, General Management, Health Services and Risk Management, and Media Management at Metropolitan College of New York are accredited by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).

Master of Science in Education Program (MSEd)

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Our Master of Science in Education program is accredited based on the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards, through the CAEP Accreditation System, from 2015 to 2022. Formed in 2013, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) is the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation and administers NCATE accreditation. Our program is also nationally recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI).


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In addition to being an accredited non-profit institution, the College is a member of the: Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA),  International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM),  National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU), Council of Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU), Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).