Statement of Accreditation Status

SUNY Maritime College

  • CEO: Dr. Michael Alfultis, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Todd Lidh
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Anne Wahl, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs » Four-year, small, highly residential
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1952
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2021-2022
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2026

Contact Information

6 Pennyfield Avenue Fort Schuyler
Bronx, NY 10465

(718) 409-7200

www.sunymaritime.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • December 2, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • August 25, 2021
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due September 15, 2021, addressing the institution's failure to submit evidence in conjunction with the Annual Institutional Update for 2021 as directed in the Commission action of April 18, 2018 (Accreditation Review Cycle and Monitoring Policy and Procedures). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • April 18, 2018
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, reaffirm accreditation and commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report process. To request that, beginning in 2019 and in conjunction with each Annual Institutional Update prior to the Self-Study Evaluation visit in 2021-2022, the institution provide further evidence of (1) periodic assessment of the effectiveness of programs supporting the student experience (Standard IV), (2) organized and systematic assessments which evaluate the extent of student achievement of institutional and program level goals in all programs, including graduate and online programs (Standard V), and (3) an effective strategic planning process linked to assessment and resource allocation (Standard VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • March 5, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Postbaccalaureate Award/Cert/Diploma, Supply Chain Management Advanced Certificate, within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the Commission action of November 2017 requesting submission of responses to Commission recommendations in conjunction with the 2019 Annual Institutional Update. The next evaluation visit is schedule for 2021-2022.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, reaffirm accreditation and commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report process. To request that, beginning in 2019 in conjunction with each Annual Institutional Update, the institution provide further evidence of (1) periodic assessment of the effectiveness of programs supporting the student experience (Standard IV), (2) organized and systematic assessments which evaluate the extent of student achievement of institutional and program level goals in all programs, including graduate and online programs (Standard V), and (3) an effective strategic planning process linked to assessment and resource allocation (Standard VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • July 5, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the second alternative delivery method (online MS in Maritime and Naval Studies) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To note that the Periodic Review Report has been received and will be acted upon by the Commission at the November meeting.
  • June 25, 2015
    To accept the progress report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • June 26, 2014
    To accept the monitoring report. To request a progress report, due April 1, 2015, documenting (1) further implementation of an organized and sustained system for the assessment of institutional effectiveness (Standard 7); and (2) further steps taken to assess student learning across all modes of program delivery (Standards 13 and 14). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • July 2, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the online degree program, Master of Science in International Transportation Management, within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the monitoring report, due March 1, 2014, documenting (1) steps taken to strengthen institutional capability to support institutional assessment activities and decision-making (Standard 7); (2) steps taken to update and disseminate the student handbook, “Rules and Regulations for the Regiment of Cadets” (Standard 9); (3) assessment of student learning and program outcomes relative to the goals and objectives of the graduate program, including expectations of student learning in the distance education and online aspects of that program (Standards 11, 13, and 14); (4) consistency of the offerings via distance education with the institution's mission and goals, and the rationale for the distance education delivery; and (5) periodic assessment of the impact of distance education on the institution's ability to fulfill its mission (Standard 13). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • June 28, 2012
    To reaffirm accreditation and to request a monitoring report, due March 1, 2014, documenting (1) steps taken to strengthen institutional capability to support institutional assessment activities and decision-making (Standard 7); (2) steps taken to update and disseminate the student handbook, “Rules and Regulations for the Regiment of Cadets” (Standard 9); (3) assessment of student learning and program outcomes relative to the goals and objectives of the graduate program, including expectations of student learning in the distance education and online aspects of that program (Standards 11, 13, and 14); (4) consistency of the offerings via distance education with the institution's mission and goals, and the rationale for the distance education delivery; and (5) periodic assessment of the impact of distance education on the institution's ability to fulfill its mission (Standard 13). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Advanced Certificate in Supply Chain Management
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:

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