IUM is a religious institution under Florida Statute 1005.06(1)(F)
The purpose of IUM as a religious institution is as stated in the Florida Department of Education's code: to prepare graduates to work as a ministers, professionals or laypeople. Those who graduate from IUM will have the opportunity to act as moral ambassadors, leading by example, and to be of benefit to their entire community. There are few people in the world who actively apply a moral foundation to their careers in a time when it is often acceptable to put profit before people.
IUM is listed as annually approved by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. It has met the requirements found in Section 1005.06(1)(f), Florida Statutes and Rule 6E-5.001, Florida Administrative Code. The legal status of IUM can be found at https://web02.fldoe.org/CIE/Religious/ReligiousInstitutions.aspx or by writing to the Commission for Independent Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400.