The University is licensed by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In addition,

  • the Leon Hess Business School is accredited by the AACSB International—the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business;
  • the chemistry program (with a concentration in advanced chemistry) is certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS);
  • the baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate APRN certificates at Monmouth University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; (;
  • the undergraduate Bachelor of Social Work and graduate Master of Social Work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE);
  • the Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering (BSSE) program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of (ABET);
  • the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of (ABET);
  • the MSEd School Counseling and the MSEd in Student Affairs and College Counseling programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP); the Master of Science in Education (MSEd) degree program in Speech-Language Pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association;  
  • the Department of Professional Counseling programs are accredited by the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Committee (NASAC), and the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by CACREP;
  • The accrediting agency, Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Probation status to the Monmouth University Physician Assistant Program.