Statement of Accreditation Status

Maryland University of Integrative Health

  • CEO: Mr. Marc Levin, President and Chief Executive Officer ; Interim Chief Financial Officer
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Deneb Falabella
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Idna Corbett, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools » Exclusively graduate/professional
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Traditional Acupuncture Institute, Inc. (11/1/2000), Tai Sophia Institute (3/1/2013)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Candidacy Granted: 2001
  • Accreditation Granted: 2006
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2018
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2021-2022
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2026

Contact Information

7750 Montpelier Road
Laurel, MD 20723

(410) 888-9048

www.muih.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • November 21, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the monitoring report. To request that the next self-study, in preparation for a visit in 2021-2022, provide further evidence of (1) comprehensive long-range planning processes (Standard VI); and (2) financial planning and budget processes that are aligned with mission, goals and objectives and are evidence-based (Standard VI).
  • November 15, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the monitoring report. To note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To reaffirm accreditation because the institution is now in compliance with Standard V (Educational Effectiveness Assessment) and Standard VI (Planning, Resources, and Institutional Improvement ). To request a monitoring report, due October 1, 2019, demonstrating sustainability of implemented corrective measures for (1) the development and implementation of comprehensive, organized, systematized, and sustained processes that assess student learning relative to clearly articulated student learning outcomes by students in all programs and relevant with the institution’s mission (Standard V); and (2) development and implementation of a planning process based on its mission and vision, informed by assessment data and linked to its budgeting process (Standard VI). A follow-up team visit may follow submission of the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • March 15, 2018
    To note the Commission Liaison Guidance Visit conducted by the Commission’s representative. The next evaluation is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the Periodic Review Report. To warn the institution that its accreditation may be in jeopardy because of insufficient evidence that the institution is currently in compliance with Standards V and VI (formerly 2, 7 and 14). To note that the institution remains accredited while on warning and to note further that federal regulations limit the period during which an institution may be in non-compliance to two years. To request a monitoring report due by September 1, 2018, documenting evidence of (1) development and implementation of comprehensive, organized, systematized, and sustained processes that assess student learning relative to clearly articulated student learning outcomes by students in all programs and relevant with the institution’s mission (Standard V); and (2) development and implementation of a planning process based on its mission and vision, informed by assessment data and linked to its budgeting process (Standard VI). A small team visit will follow submission of the monitoring report. To direct a prompt Commission liaison guidance visit to discuss Commission expectations. Upon reaffirmation of accreditation, the next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • November 17, 2016
    To accept the progress report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • March 3, 2016
    To accept the progress report. To request a progress report, due October 1, 2016, documenting further progress in strengthening the institution's finances (Standard 3). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • November 20, 2014
    To accept the progress report. To request a progress report, due December 1, 2015, documenting further progress in strengthening the institution's finances (Standard 3). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • October 6, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of state approval from the Maryland Higher Education Commission and to include the the Doctor of Acupuncture and Doctor of Oriental Medicine within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • April 28, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the Doctor of Acupuncture and Doctor of Oriental Medicine within the scope of the institution's accreditation, effective upon receipt of state approval. To remind the institution of the progress report, due October 1, 2014, documenting (1) the continued implementation and assessment of the University Strategic Initiative (Standards 2 and 7); (2) continued progress in strengthening the institution's finances (Standard 3); and (3) steps taken to provide effective administrative oversight of student learning outcomes assessment (Standard 14). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • February 3, 2014
    To acknowledge receipt of documentation of approval from the Maryland Higher Education Commission and to include the online Master of Science in Therapeutic Herbalism and Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health degree programs within the scope of the institution's accreditation.
  • July 1, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the online Master of Therapeutic Herbalism and Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health degree programs within the scope of the institution's accreditation, effective upon receipt of state approval. To request that the progress report, due October 1, 2014, documenting (1) the continued implementation and assessment of the University Strategic Initiative (Standards 2 and 7) and (2) continued progress in strengthening the institution's finances (Standard 3), also document steps taken to provide effective administrative oversight of student learning outcomes assessment (Standard 14). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • June 27, 2013
    To accept the monitoring report. To request a progress report, due October 1, 2014, documenting (1) the continued implementation and assessment of the University Strategic Initiative (Standards 2 and 7) and (2) continued progress in strengthening the institution's finances (Standard 3). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • June 28, 2012
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request a monitoring report, due by April 1, 2013, documenting progress in strengthening the institution’s finances (Standard 3). 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:

  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope:
  • Other Instructional Site
    Loyola University Columbia Graduate Center
    8890 McGraw Rd #130
    Columbia, MD 21045
  • Other Instructional Site
    Reservoir High School
    11550 Scaggsville Road
    Fulton, MD 20759

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