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 before

  1. Offering a new program,
  2. Modifying an approved program,
  3. Changing locations or adding a separate classroom,
  4. Changing ownership, or
  5. Operating an "other business" on the premises of the school.

To obtain the applications and instructions for completing the forms, electronically access the required application below.

For links to download free software for ADOBE PDF documents and Microsoft Word Viewer, go to the Accessibility​ web page.

Private Career School Policies and Regulations

Offering a New Program

Before completing an application for approval of a new program, view all PROGRAM ALERTS.


Modifying an approved program

  • Application for Approval of a Modification to an Approved Program (PDF) (Word)
  • Application for Approval of a Substantial Modification to an Approved Program (PDF) (Word)

Changing locations

  • Application for Approval of a Change of Location (PDF) (Word)

Adding a separate classroom

  • Application for Approval of a Separate Classroom (PDF) (Word)

Changing ownership

  • Application for Approval of a Change of Ownership of a Private Career School (PDF) (Word)

Operating an "Other Business" on the premises of the school

  • Application for Approval to Operate an "Other Business" on the Premises of a School (PDF) (Word)

Personnel Changes


Financial Guarantee forms

  • Performance Bond Form (Word)
  • Letter of Credit Form (Word)

Checklists

  • Catalog Checklist (PDF) (Word​)
  • Enrollment Agreement Checklist (PDF) (Word)
  • Permanent Account Card Checklist (PDF) (Word)
  • Permanent Student Transcript Checklist (PDF) (Word​)

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