Statement of Accreditation Status

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

  • CEO: Dr. Daniel Wubah, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. James Delle
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Sean McKitrick, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, medium, primarily residential
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): Millersville State College (7/1/1983), State Teacher's College
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1950
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2015
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2019-2020
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2024

Contact Information

101 North George Street
Millersville, PA 17551-0302

(717) 871-4636

www.millersville.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • April 16, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To delay the On-Site Evaluation visit scheduled for Spring 2020 due to extraordinary circumstances related to coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions and to continue accreditation. To note the institution remains accredited during a delay granted by the Commission. The Evaluation visit will be scheduled in accordance with Commission policy and procedures.
  • June 22, 2017
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is 2019-2020.
  • May 1, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Post-secondary Certificate (< 1 year) in Marketing within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • January 3, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first Post-Master's Certificate (Family/Individual Across the Life Span Nurse Practitioner) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To remind the institution of the Commission’s request of November 19, 2015 for a monitoring report due April 1, 2017. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • February 29, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) within the scope of the institution’s accreditation. To remind the institution of the Commission’s request of November 19. 2015 for a monitoring report due April 1, 2017. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • November 19, 2015
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation.To request a monitoring report, due April 1, 2017, further documenting steps taken to ensure the institution's short- and long-term financial viability and sustainability, including updated budget and enrollment projections (Standard 3). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • April 27, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the Doctorate in Social Work (DSW) within the scope of the institution’s accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • January 30, 2015
    To note documentation of approval from the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and to include the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • January 5, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To provisionally include the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending receipt of all necessary approvals. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • June 30, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the reclassification of the instructional site at Wilson School District, 2601 Grandview Boulevard, West Lawn, PA 19609 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • July 2, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the additional location at Mellon Independence Center, 701 Market Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19106, within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • June 28, 2012
    To accept the progress report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • January 3, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the additional location at Conrad Weiser Middle School, 347 East Penn Avenue, Robesonia, PA 19551 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. In the event that operations at this additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. To remind the institution that the progress report, due by April 1, 2012, should document the use of assessment results to improve planning and budgeting (Standard 7) and teaching and learning (Standard 14). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • 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:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Approved to offer ONE program at this credential level: Marketing
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent
  • Post-Master's Certificate Approved to offer ONE program at this credential level: Family/Individual Across the Life Span Nurse Practitioner
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice
  • Additional Location
    Conrad Weiser Middle School
    347 East Penn Avenue
    Robesonia, PA 19551
    Opened: 01/03/2012
  • Additional Location
    Dixon University Center
    2986 North Second Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    Opened: 09/02/2009
  • Additional Location
    Dover Area School District
    2 School Lane
    Dover, PA 17315
    Opened: 09/02/2009
  • Additional Location
    Mellon Independence Center
    701 Market Street 3rd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Opened: 07/02/2012
  • Additional Location
    South Western School District
    225 Bowman Road
    Hanover, PA 17331
  • Additional Location
    Wilson School District
    2601 Grandview Boulevard
    West Lawn, PA 19609
    Opened: 06/30/2014
  • Other Instructional Site
    Chincoteague Bay Field Station
    The Marine Science Consortium 34001 Mill Dam Road
    Wallops Island, VA 23337
  • Other Instructional Site
    Harrisburg Area Community College - Harrisburg Campus
    1 HACC Dr.
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
  • Other Instructional Site
    Harrisburg Area Community College - York Campus
    2010 Pennsylvania Avenue
    York, PA 17404
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mellon Independence Center
    701 Market Street, 3rd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Ware Center of Millersville University Lancaster
    42 N. Prince Street
    Lancaster, PA 17603

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