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Michigan State University - Associate Provost for Academic Services
Michigan State University


Background | College/Department Responsibilities | Required Notifications |
Suggested text for websites, brochures, and student handbooks.

MSU Online Courses and Programs - updated each term

MSU State Authorization Status State-By-State Summary
Online degree and certificate programs | Out-of-state educational/field experiences.

International Students are advised to understand and be apprised of the rules, regulations, and requirements related to online distance education programs in their country of residence, particularly:
  • If the country will recognize an online degree;
  • Whether the program meets licensure or certification requirements in the country; and
  • If the country charges any additional taxes, withholdings or fees associated with online distance education programs.

Professional Licensure Boards - By State

Refund Policy

Student Complaint Information:
The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs' Corporations, Security & Commercial Licensing Bureau is the agency designated to review complaints against institutions of higher education providing distance education. Complaints concerning MSU's distance education activities regulated by Michigan's Higher Education Authorization and Distance Education Reciprocal Exchange Act (2015 PA 45) may be directed to the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Bureau, P.O. Box 30018, Lansing, MI 48909 through the process described at

Student Complaint Information - Online Distance Education Programs - By State

USDOE Program Integrity Rules - Institutional Status
Rules overview/institutional status

NC-SARA Approved Institution logo

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