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Institutional and Departmental Accreditation Overview

General Accreditation

Western Associations of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Initial Accreditation 1951
Last Accreditation Renewal 2011
Next Accreditation Renewal 2018
Degrees/Programs Covered All
Adventist Accrediting Association (AAA)
Initial Accreditation 1932
Last Accreditation Renewal

1999

Next Accreditation Renewal 2012
Degrees/Programs Covered All

Department/Program Accreditation

Business Administration
Agency International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
Initial Accreditation 2001
Last Accreditation Renewal 2001
Next Accreditation Renewal 2012
Degrees/Programs Covered BS, BA, BBA, BSM
Education - Teacher Credential Programs
Agency California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)
Initial Accreditation 1954
Last Accreditation Renewal

2000

Next Accreditation Renewal 2012
Degrees/Programs Covered N/A
Credentials CA Multiple Subject Credential, CA Single Subject Credentia, CA Clear Credential
Education - Teacher Credential Programs
Agency SDA North American Division Commission on Accreditation
Initial Accreditation circa 1882
Last Accreditation Renewal

1993

Next Accreditation Renewal 2014
Degrees/Programs Covered N/A
Credentials SDA Basic Teaching Certificate, SDA Professional Teaching Certificate
Music
Agency

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Initial Accreditation 1970
Last Accreditation Renewal

2004

Next Accreditation Renewal 2014
Degrees/Programs Covered AS, BS, BMus
Nursing - AS Degree Program
Agency

National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Initial Accreditation 1967
Last Accreditation Renewal

August 2012

Next Accreditation Renewal Fall 2019
Agency

California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN)*

Initial Approval  
Last Approval Renewal

November 2012

Next Approval Renewal Spring 2017
Degrees/Programs Covered AS
Nursing - BSN Degree Program
Agency

National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Initial Accreditation April 1984
Last Accreditation Renewal

March 2012

Next Accreditation Renewal Spring 2017
Social Work
Agency

Counsel of Social Work Education (CSWE)

Initial Accreditation 1982
Last Accreditation Renewal

2006

Next Accreditation Renewal 2014
Degrees/Programs Covered BSW

*BRN is not an accreditation agency, however, they approve nursing programs.