Statement of Accreditation Status
Mount Saint Mary's University

12001 Chalon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90049
United States

The OPEID number is used by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) to identify schools that have Program Participation Agreements (PPA) for purposes of eligibility to participate in Federal Student Financial Assistance programs under Title IV.

Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, February 19, 2021
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

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No Related Entity
Academic Calendar

The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system.

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Michele Starkey Associate Provost mstarkey [at]
Board of Directors Chair Tom Blumenthal Board Chair tblumenthal [at]
Chief Academic Officer Robert Perrins Provost and Academic Vice President rperrins [at]
Chief Executive Officer Ann McElaney-Johnson President amcelaney [at]
Chief Financial Officer Debra Martin Vice President for Administration & Finance dmartin [at]
Director Institutional Research Maria Narvaez Director, Institutional Planning & Research mnarvaez [at]
OPEID Location Namesort descending City Location Type Status
00124300 Chalon Campus Los Angeles Main Campus Active
00124301 Doheny Campus Los Angeles Additional Active
00124303 Hollywood Studio Campus Los Angeles Additional Active
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Accelerated Nursing Bachelors 1995 On-Site
Accelerated Teacher Induction Program Non-degree 2020 On-Site
American Studies Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Applied Ethics Bachelors 2012 On-Site
Applied Psychology Bachelors 2013 On-Site
Art Bachelors 1928 On-Site
BA in Applied Psychology - Low Residency Pathway Bachelors 2021 Distance Education
Biochemistry Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Biology Bachelors 1928 On-Site
Business Bachelors 2016 Distance Education
Business Associate 1962 On-Site
Business Administration Bachelors 1928 On-Site
Certificate Enlaces-Counseling Spanish Speaking Client Non-degree 2001 On-Site
Certificate in Gerontology Non-degree 2010 On-Site
Chemistry Bachelors 1928 On-Site
Child Development Bachelors 1970 On-Site
Criminology Bachelors 2010 On-Site
Doctor of Physical Therapy Professional Doctorate 2002 On-Site
Early Childhood Education Associate 1967 On-Site
En-Route Master of Arts in Psychology Masters 2021 On-Site
English Bachelors 1928 On-Site
English and Business Administration Bachelors 1998 On-Site
Entrepreneurship Certificate Non-degree 2013 On-Site
Entrepreneurship Certificate, MSMU Online Non-degree 2016 Distance Education
Film and Media Bachelors 2012 On-Site
Film Media and Social Justice Bachelors 2012 On-Site
French Studies Bachelors 1928 On-Site
Geospatial Criminology Bachelors 2015 On-Site
Global Politics Bachelors 2012 On-Site
Global Women in STEM & Policy Undergrad Research Training Program Honors Certif Non-degree 2018 On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Inclusive and Responsive Teaching Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Instructional Leadership Non-degree 2009 On-Site
Graduate Humanities Certificate in Creative Writing Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Graduate Humanities Certificate in Cultural Studies Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Graduate Humanities Certificate in English Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Graduate Humanities Certificate in History Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Health and Human Service Associate 1998 On-Site
Healthcare Policy Bachelors 2010 On-Site
History Bachelors 1928 On-Site
Individually Designed Major Bachelors 1994 On-Site
Journalism and New Media Bachelors 2012 On-Site
Liberal Arts Bachelors 2019 Distance Education
Liberal Arts Associate 1962 On-Site
Liberal Arts Bachelors 1994 On-Site
Liberal Studies Bachelors 1990 On-Site
Master of Arts in Religious Studies Masters 2018 On-Site
Master of Arts in the Humanities Masters 2006 On-Site
Master of Business Administration Masters 2008 On-Site
Master of Fine Art in Film and Television Masters 2014 On-Site
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Masters 2014 On-Site
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Masters 2017 Distance Education
Master of Science in Counseling Psychology Masters 1986 On-Site
Master of Science in Education Masters 1958 On-Site
Master of Science in Healthcare Administration Masters 2015 On-Site
Master of Science in Nursing Masters 2004 On-Site
Mathematics Bachelors 1928 On-Site
Music Bachelors 1928 On-Site
Nursing Bachelors 1950 On-Site
Nursing (A.D.N) Program Associate 1978 On-Site
Philosophy Bachelors 1928 On-Site
Political Science Bachelors 1928 On-Site
Post-MSN Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Certif Non-degree 2013 On-Site
Pre-Health Science Associate 2014 Distance Education
Professional Photography Bachelors 2018 On-Site
Psychology Bachelors 1964 On-Site
PsyD in Clinical Psychology Professional Doctorate 2019 On-Site
Religious Studies Bachelors 1928 On-Site
RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Online) Bachelors 2018 Distance Education
Social Work Bachelors 1945 On-Site
Sociology Bachelors 1928 On-Site
Spanish for Health Professionals Basic Certificate Non-degree 2020 Distance Education
Spanish Studies Associate 2014 On-Site
Spanish Studies Bachelors 1928 On-Site
Spiritual Direction Certificate Program Non-degree 2020 On-Site
Women and Gender Studies Bachelors 2021 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Fall 2023 Accreditation Visit

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