2011-2012 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2011-2012 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog
University Mission Statement
Marylhurst University is a private institution of higher learning open to men and women of any race or religion. It is dedicated to making innovative postsecondary education accessible to self-directed students of any age. Marylhurst offers coursework leading to bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and to other goals such as career transition, professional development, and personal enrichment.
Animated by its Catholic and liberal arts heritage, Marylhurst emphasizes the uniqueness and dignity of each person, and is committed to the examination of values, as well as to quality academic and professional training. Marylhurst University seeks to aid students in advancing their goals for responsible participation in a rapidly changing world by pursuing, and encouraging its students to pursue, the ideals of competence, leadership, and service.
Catalog Content Subject to Change
This publication is certified as true and correct in content and policy as of the date of publication. The University, however, reserves the right to make changes of any nature in programs, calendar, or academic schedules whenever these are deemed necessary or desirable, including changes in course content, class rescheduling, and the cancelling of scheduled classes or other academic activities.
Accreditation and Approvals
Marylhurst University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. (Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities, 8060 165th Avenue NE, Suite 100 Redmond, WA 98052-3981.
The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. (National Association of Schools of Music, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248). The University holds an institutional membership in that organization and in the American Music Therapy Association.
The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (formerly FIDER), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. (Council for Interior Design Accreditation, 146 Monroe Center NW, Suite 1318, Grand Rapids, MI 49503).
Marylhurst University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
- Bachelor Degree of Science in Business & Leadership, Business Management, and Real Estate Studies
- Master Degree of Business Administration with concentrations/emphases in General Management, Finance, Healthcare Management, Marketing, Nonprofit Management, Organizational Behavior, Real Estate, and Sustainable Business. The Master of Arts in Teaching is approved by the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC). The M.A. in Art Therapy Counseling program is approved by the American Art Therapy Association.
The Master of Arts in Teaching is approved by the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC).
The M.A. in Art Therapy Counseling program is approved by the American Art Therapy Association.
Marylhurst University is committed to equal opportunity and equal treatment for all qualified individuals. The University will not discriminate against any person because of age, gender, color, race, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other class status protected by law.