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CHAPTER 4840, HIGHER EDUCATION; NONPUBLIC

MINNESOTA OFFICE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Table of Parts
Part Title
4840.0100 DEFINITIONS.
4840.0200 SCOPE.
4840.0300 WHO MUST REGISTER.
4840.0400 REGISTRATION FEES.
4840.0500 APPROVAL OF DEGREES GRANTED TO MINNESOTA RESIDENTS.
4840.0600 [Repealed, 34 SR 903]
4840.0700 [Repealed, 34 SR 903]
4840.0800 [Repealed, 20 SR 2214]
4840.0900 SCHOOLS LICENSED BY AN AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT.
4840.1000 [Repealed, 20 SR 2214]
4840.1100 VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE.

4840.0100 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

For the purposes of this chapter the terms defined in this part have the meanings given them.

Subp. 2.

Degree.

"Degree" means any award given by a school which signifies or is generally taken to signify completion of a program or course and which is designated by the terms degree, associate, bachelor, baccalaureate, master, doctor, or education specialist.

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

History:

8 SR 196; 20 SR 2214

Published Electronically:

January 6, 2010

4840.0200 SCOPE.

This chapter governs a state program for registration of private and non-Minnesota public postsecondary institutions and approval of degrees granted and names used.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 136A.111; 136A.121; 136A.132; 136A.141; 136A.233; 136A.70

History:

8 SR 196

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

4840.0300 WHO MUST REGISTER.

All schools shall register annually with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. The office shall maintain and publish a list of registered schools.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 136A.01; 136A.111; 136A.121; 136A.132; 136A.141; 136A.233; 136A.69; 136A.70

History:

8 SR 196; L 1995 c 212 art 3 s 59; 20 SR 2214; L 2005 c 107 art 2 s 60

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

4840.0400 REGISTRATION FEES.

Subpart 1.

Registration fees not refundable.

Fees are not refundable.

Subp. 2.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Subp. 4.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Subp. 6.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Subp. 7.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

History:

8 SR 196; 14 SR 1968; L 1995 c 212 art 3 s 59; 20 SR 2214; 28 SR 889; L 2005 c 107 art 2 s 60; 34 SR 903

Published Electronically:

January 6, 2010

4840.0500 APPROVAL OF DEGREES GRANTED TO MINNESOTA RESIDENTS.

Subpart 1.

In general.

A school must be registered if it grants a degree to a student in Minnesota, where the student has not left Minnesota for the major portion of the program or course leading to the degree. The office shall maintain and publish a list of the schools approved to use regulated terms in their names and a list of schools approved to grant degrees with a list of the approved specified degrees.

Subp. 2.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 20 SR 2214]

Subp. 4.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Subp. 6.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Subp. 7.

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Subp. 8.

[Repealed, 20 SR 2214]

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.388; 136A.01; 136A.111; 136A.16; 136A.234; 136A.69; 136A.70; 147.30

History:

8 SR 196; 10 SR 2319; L 1995 c 212 art 3 s 59; 20 SR 2214; 34 SR 903

Published Electronically:

January 6, 2010

4840.0600

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Published Electronically:

January 6, 2010

4840.0700

[Repealed, 34 SR 903]

Published Electronically:

January 6, 2010

4840.0800

[Repealed, 20 SR 2214]

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

4840.0900 SCHOOLS LICENSED BY AN AGENCY OR DEPARTMENT.

The office shall accept as final and not inquire into the substantive basis for a license granted to a school by any agency or department of the state or any other state.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 136A.01; 136A.111; 136A.121; 136A.132; 136A.141; 136A.233; 136A.69; 136A.70

History:

8 SR 196; L 1995 c 212 art 3 s 59; 20 SR 2214

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

4840.1000

[Repealed, 20 SR 2214]

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

4840.1100 VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE.

A school or educational program which is exempt under Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.653, is exempt from parts 4840.0100 to 4840.0900 but may voluntarily waive its exemption by registering. Upon registration the school or educational program is subject to all applicable requirements of parts 4840.0100 to 4840.0900 and Minnesota Statutes, sections 136A.61 to 136A.71.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 136A.01; 136A.111; 136A.121; 136A.132; 136A.141; 136A.233; 136A.69; 136A.70

History:

8 SR 196; 20 SR 2214

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008

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