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Medaille College is chartered by the Board of Regents of The University of the State of New York.

It is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (215) 662-5606. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and The Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The College's degree programs are registered by the New York State Education Department, Office of Higher Education, Cultural Education Center, Room 5B28, Albany, NY 12230, (518) 474-5851.

The College's memberships include the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, and The Council of Independent Colleges.

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

The Associate in Science Degree in Veterinary Technology is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Medaille College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

Buffalo Campus (Department of Business)

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

Buffalo and Rochester Campuses (Department of Management and Leadership)

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration

The IACBE requires that every member disclose their learning outcomes assessment. The assessment results can be found in our annual report, available here: IACBE Annual Report 2012-13.

Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)

Medaille College’s Teacher Education Program: which is designed to focus on excellence in teaching with an emphasis on personal attention to our diverse learners is granted Accreditation by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of five years, from December 11, 2009 to December 11, 2014. This accreditation certifies that the forenamed professional education program has provided evidence that the program adheres to TEAC’s quality principles.