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Accreditation

McNally Smith College of Music is institutionally and programmatically accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

McNally Smith College of Music is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statues sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution many not transfer to all other institutions.

National Association of Schools of Music

McNally Smith College of Music has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) since 1989. NASM, founded in 1924, is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges and universities with approximately 630 accredited institutional members.  It establishes national standards for undergraduate and graduate degrees and other credentials.

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Minnesota Office of Higher Education

McNally Smith College of Music is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

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United States Department of Education

McNally Smith College of Music is listed on the Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs on the U.S Department of Education website. The presence of the institution confirms that the institution is accredited by a Secretary-recognized accrediting body.  To find further information, highlight and double click the listing.  Information regarding the institution appears as does confirmation of the institution’s institutional accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Music.

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Council For Higher Education Accreditation

McNally Smith is a member of the Council For Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). A national advocate and institutional voice for promoting academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.

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