2A1. Institution Types Authorized - Indicate the types of institutions that your agency authorizes. Feel free to provide a short explanation of any ambiguity:
Public, in‐state degree granting institutions
Public, out‐of‐state degree granting institutions
Private, in‐state, not‐for‐profit degree granting institutions
Private, out‐of‐state, not‐for‐profit degree granting institutions
Private, in‐state, for‐profit degree granting institutions
Private, out‐of‐state, for‐profit degree granting institutions
2B1. Multiple Agencies - Is an institution required to obtain approval from more than one agency to be authorized in your state (excluding purely programmatic approvals):
2B2. If so, please explain:
There may be additional state authorization required for certain fields, such as nursing and education. Institutions are responsible for researching licensure requirements and obtaining necessary approvals.
2C1. Accreditation - Is accreditation required for an institution to be authorized in your state:
2C2. If yes, please explain:
Out-of-state institutions seeking approval in Massachusetts must be accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), or a regional and/or a national accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.
2C3. If yes, what type of accreditation is required? Please check all that apply:
Programmatic/specialized, if applicable