.11 New Programs.

A. If an in-State institution wishes to offer an instructional program not authorized in the institution's certificate of approval or charter or not previously subject to approval or recommendation of the Commission, the institution shall submit a proposal and a request for approval or recommendation through its governing board to the Commission in accordance with this chapter and policies and procedures specified by the Secretary.

B. The Secretary shall review and act upon an application for a new program in accordance with the Commission's policies and procedures within 60 days of the date the completed proposal is received by the Commission.