The college is committed to continuously working and striving for the next level of educational excellence for students and stakeholders.
M State is committed to continuously working and striving for the next level of educational excellence for students and stakeholders by following the Higher Learning Commission's Standard Pathway. The accreditation map below highlights where M State is in the 10-year cycle for reaffirmation of accreditation.
M State Accreditation Map 2017-2022
M State participates the HLC Standard Pathway, which is a 10-year accreditation cycle focused on quality assurance and institutional improvement. The Standard Pathway cycle includes:
M State will submit an annual Institutional Update, which is reviewed by HLC to monitor organizational health, comply with certain federal requirements and identify any changes that may require HLC follow-up.
Timeline: Year 4
M state will undergo a comprehensive evaluation to ensure the Criteria for Accreditation are being met, institutional improvement is being pursued and the College is compliant with certain requirements set by the U.S. Department of Education. A Year 4 evaluation may include a determination that interim monitoring is necessary.
Timeline: Year 10
The second comprehensive evaluation is conducted and follows the same process as the year four evaluation. This evaluation leads to an action regarding the reaffirmation of the institution's accreditation.
Last modified: August 13th, 2018 at 12:25pm