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.
Brandman University's Credential and Authorization Education programs are accredited by California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Brandman University's Doctorate of Nursing Practitioner and Baccalaureate Nursing & Health Sciences programs are accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
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.
Brandman University's Doctorate of Nursing Practitioner Nursing & Health Sciences programs are accredited by American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The School of Education at Brandman University is a candidate for accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Candidacy status means that Brandman University has met preconditions for accreditation but is not accredited. This candidacy 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 candidacy does not include individual education courses that the EPP offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.
Brandman University's Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program has candidacy accreditation status by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).