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. 

The Importance of Accreditation​​

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

  • Academy of Art University (Approved April 18, 2022)
  • Los Angeles Film School (Approved August 5, 2022)
  • California State University, Northridge (Approved June 6, 2022)
  • Pepperdine University (Approved June 10, 2022)
  • University of California, Berkeley (Approved June 10, 2022)
  • DeVry University (Approved June 6, 2022​)
  • Northcentral University (Approved April 18, 2022)
  • University of Southern California (Approved April 18, 2022​​)
  • University of San Francisco (Approved June 6, 2022)
  • University of Massachusetts Global (Approved June 6, 2022​)
  • Fuller Theological Seminary (Approved April 18, 2022)
  • University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (Approved April 27, 2022)
  • Claremont Graduate University (Approved July 8, 2022)
  • The University of Arizona Global Campus (Approved June 6, 2022​)
  • California Polytechnic State University (Approved April 18, 2022)
  • Walden University (Approved June 10, 2022)
  • Fresno Pacific University (Approved July 8, 2022)
  • University of California, Davis (Approved June 10, 2022)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (Approved June 6, 2022)
  • Claremont Lincoln University (Approved April 28, 2021)
  • Ultimate Medical Academy (Approved June 6, 2022) 
  • Clarks Summit University (Approved June 6, 2022)​
  • The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law (Approved June 10, 2022) 
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Approved June 10, 2022) 
  • National University (Approved June 10, 2022) 
  • Saybrook University (Approved April 27, 2022)
  • National American University (Approved June 10, 2022)
  • University of the People (Approved June 6, 2022)
  • San Jose State University (Approved April 18, 2022)
  • Grace Communion Seminary (Approved April 27, 2022)
  • Pacific Oaks College (Approved April 18, 2022)
  • International Sports Sciences Association (January  31, 2022)
  • William Jessup University (Approved June 10, 2022)
  • Mount Saint Mary's University  (Approved June 6, 2022)
  • Life Pacific University (Approved June 6, 2022)
  • California Coast University (Approved August 1, 2022)
  • Daybreak University (Approved April 27, 2022)
  • Viridis Graduate Institute (Approved July 21, 2021)
  • South University (Approved April 18, 2022)
  • Santa Clara University (Approved April 18, 2022)
  • University of San Diego (Approved June 6, 2022)
  • Coastline College (Approved July 8, 2022)
  • Central Christian College of Kansas (Approved March 3, 2022)
  • Dominican University of California (Approved April 18, 2022)      
  •  The John Leland Center for Theological Studies (Approved July 8, 2022)​
  •  Fielding Graduate University (Approved July 8, 2022)​​

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

  • American Business & Technology University​ (Denied January 24, 2022​)
  • United States University (Denied April 6, 2022)







Human Trafficking GET HELP

National Human Trafficking Hotline - 24/7 Confidential

1-888-373-7888 233733 More Information on human trafficking in Maryland

Customer Service Promise

The State of Maryland pledges to provide constituents, businesses, customers, and stakeholders with friendly and courteous, timely and responsive, accurate and consistent, accessible and convenient, and truthful and transparent services.

Take Our Survey

Help Stop Fraud in State Government

The Maryland General Assembly’s Office of Legislative Audits operates a toll-free fraud hotline to receive allegations of fraud and/or abuse of State government resources. Information reported to the hotline in the past has helped to eliminate certain fraudulent activities and protect State resources.

More Information