How to Apply for MHEC Approval for Changes or Modifications to an Approved Private Career School
Private career schools that are
approved to operate in Maryland must seek and obtain prior MHEC approval
- Offering a new program,
- Modifying an approved program,
- Changing locations or adding a separate classroom,
- Changing ownership, or
- Operating an "other business" on the premises of the school.
See instructions and applications below:
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Private Career School Policies and Regulations
Offering a New Program
Before completing an application for approval of a new program, view all
- Application for Approval of a New Program
- Application for Approval of a New Program Offered
in Part or Whole via Distance Education Word
C-RAC Guidelines (2011).pdf
NOTE: Evidence is required to substantiate that a labor market demand exists in Maryland for proposed program(s) and that the proposed program(s) prepare students to meet this demand.
Utilize the Modification Application to request changes including, but not limited to, tuition/fees/costs; maximum student enrollment; and schedules.