Brandman University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). The WASC Senior College and University Commission is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as certifying institutional eligibility for federal funding in a number of programs, including student access to federal financial aid. All programs offered by Brandman University are encompassed by this regional accreditation.
The School of Education at Brandman University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs that are offered at the following Brandman campuses in California: Antelope Valley, Culver City, Fairfield, Hanford, Irvine, Menifee, Modesto, Monterey, Oceanside, Ontario, Palm Desert, Riverside, Roseville, San Diego, Santa Maria, Travis AFB, Victorville, Visalia, Walnut Creek, and Yuba City. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the EPP offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.
Brandman University's Credential and Authorization Education programs are accredited by California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Brandman University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.
An accreditation review for the Brandman University Musco School of Nursing and Health Professions (MSNaHP) by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is scheduled for September 12 – 14, 2016.
Written third-party comments will be received by CCNE until 21 days prior to the scheduled visit (August 22, 2016).
Interested parties are to direct all written comments to:Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Brandman University's Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program has candidacy accreditation status by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).