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A word from our Rector

Dear community, God and life present us with daily obstacles and opportunities, it is our nature to overcome adversities and take advantage of opportunities, however, the mandate of the human being is centered on fulfilling our mission, with respect and tolerance for our fellow men and women, as well as fulfilling the divine mandate to take care of our home and help the dispossessed.

The figure of our patron and protector assures us that, according to our own request, he will always come and help us to overcome any challenge, no matter how great it may be.

Thus says our sacred scripture:
"But those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength; they will soar like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not faint." Isaiah 40:31.

Every program, course or study that you initiate is possible to be concluded if you ask for the strength of our Lord for it. Go and walk not on the path that shines the brightest, but the one that has the most light at the end of the road. With the responsibility to offer you a quality online education, I salute you,

Ft. Rodrigo Faunes Correa
Rector STMAIU.

Mission

The mission of Saint Michael Archangel International University is to provide innovative, affordable, available, and highly ethical academic programs and learning opportunities for both domestic and international students, using information and communication technologies as the cornerstone for the delivery of knowledge and attitudes, responding to the needs of students in the development of their academic, personal, and professional integrity.
Our university seeks, therefore, to provide students with a competitive advantage that will allow them to succeed in their field of work and academic research development at a global level through the realization of programs with a high level of inter-faculty cooperation.

Vision

Our vision at Saint Michael Archangel International University is to become a reference in the international academic community as a center of education, research, and development connected to its environment and cooperating in the function of generating new learning opportunities, especially focused on the business and academic worlds, with a high ethical component.

Operating Authorization

Religious institutions that meet the requirements found in Section 1005.06(1)(f), Florida Statutes, and Rule 6E-5.001, Florida Administrative Code, are not under the jurisdiction or purview of the Commission for Independent Education and are not required to obtain a license. Section 1005.06(1)(f), F.S. reads: A religious college may operate without governmental supervision if the college verifies annually by affidavit to the commission that: The name of the institution includes a religious modifier or the name of a religious patriarch, saint, person, or symbol of the church.

The institution offers only educational programs that prepare students for religious vocations as ministers, professionals or lay persons in the categories of ministry, counseling, theology, education, administration, music, fine arts, media or social work. Undergraduate degrees issued by the institution may not be confused with secular undergraduate degrees. For this purpose, each undergraduate degree must include a religious modifier that immediately precedes or is included within any of the following degrees: Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, and Doctor of Education.

The religious modifier must be placed on the degree title line, on the transcript, and whenever the degree title appears in official school documents or publications. The length of all degree programs offered by the institution is consistent with the commission's standards. The institution's consumer practices are consistent with those required by s. 1005.04.

The commission may provide such religious institution with a letter stating that the institution has complied with the requirements of state law and is not subject to governmental supervision. Rule 6E-5.001 Religious Institution Exemption Letter Definitions. As used in this rule, a "letter of exemption" means a letter issued by the Commission to a religious college stating that the institution has complied with the requirements of state law and is not subject to governmental supervision. The Commission will issue a letter of exemption no more than once a year after receiving a properly completed application on Form CIE 113.

The Commission will not issue an exemption letter when it has not received a properly completed CIE Form 113. Duration. A letter of exemption is valid for one year from the date reflected on the letter.

Saint Michael Archangel International University, a faith-based community college, is authorized to operate by the Florida Commission on Independent Education.