Out-of-State Post-Secondary Institutions Registered to Offer Fully Online Education to Maryland Students

This is a list of institutions determined to be in compliance with the requirements of the Education Article, § 11-202.2 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, and COMAR 13B.05.01 for fully online programs. These institutions are registered with the Commission through June 30, 2021, to enroll Maryland students in fully online distance education programs. The Commission’s registration of the fully online programs is not an authorization of the institution to operate in Maryland or an approval or endorsement of the institution’s programs. This list will be updated as institutions are approved to offer fully online programs in Maryland. 

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List of out-of-state postsecondary institutions registered to offer online education in Maryland: 

  • ​Concordia University, Irvine ​(Approved March 31, 2020) 
  • Academy of Art University (Approved March 31, 2020)​
  • Los Angeles Film School (Approved March 31, 2020)
  • California State University, Northridge (Approved March 31, 2020)
  • Pepperdine University (Approved March 31, 2020)
  • University of California, Berkeley (Approved May 21, 2020)
  • DeVry University (Approved May 21, 2020)
  • Northcentral University (Approved May 21, 2020)
  • University of Southern California (Approved May 21, 2020)
  • University of San Francisco (Approved June 23, 2020)
  • Brandman University (Approved May 21, 2020)
  • Fuller Theological Seminary (Approved May 21, 2020)
  • University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (Approved May 21, 2020)
  • Claremont Graduate University (Approved May 21, 2020)
  • Ashford University (Approved May 21, 2020)
  • McKinley College (Approved May 21, 2020)​


List of out-of-state postsecondary institutions whose registration to offer online education in Maryland has been denied or revoked: ​