Accreditation & Memberships

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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.


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), 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).

Master of Science in Education Program (MSEd)

Our Master of Science in Education degree program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel. The accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and/or advanced educator preparation programs. The accreditation does not include education courses that the institution offers to P–12 educators for professional development, re-licensure or other purposes.

School for Business

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