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American University of Health Sciences


School of Nursing
1600 East Hill Street, Building 1
Signal Hill, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Judith D. McLeod, DNP, CPNP
Title: Dean
Email: jmcleod@auhs.edu
Phone: 562-988-2278 2051
Fax: 562-988-1791

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
October 3, 2011
September 26, 2016
June 30, 2027
September 2016
Fall 2026


Ashford University


RN to BSN Program
8620 Spectrum Center Blvd
San Diego, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Gwen G. Morse, PhD, RN
Title: Program Chair
Email: gwen.morse@ashford.edu
Phone:
Fax:

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
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Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
January 31, 2018
January 31, 2018
December 31, 2023
January 2018
Spring 2023


Azusa Pacific University


School of Nursing
701 East Foothill Avenue, PO Box 7000
Azusa, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Aja Tulleners Lesh, PhD, RN
Title: Dean and Professor
Email: alesh@apu.edu
Phone: 626-815-5384
Fax: 626-815-5414

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
October 3, 2003
February 28, 2018
December 31, 2028
February 2018
Spring 2028

Master's
October 3, 2003
February 28, 2018
December 31, 2028
February 2018
Spring 2028

Doctor of Nursing Practice
November 18, 2013
February 28, 2018
December 31, 2028
February 2018
Spring 2028

Post-Graduate APRN Certificate
February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018
December 31, 2028
February 2018
Spring 2028


Biola University


Department of Nursing
13800 Biola Avenue
La Mirada, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Rachel Van Niekerk, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC
Title: Director
Email: rachel.van.niekerk@biola.edu
Phone: 562-903-4850
Fax: 562-903-4803

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
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Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
October 13, 2007
March 5, 2012
December 31, 2022
March 2012
Spring 2022


Brandman University


Marybelle and S. Paul Musco School of Nursing and Health Professions
16355 Laguna Canyon Road
Irvine, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Tyke Hanisch, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Title: Dean of Nursing
Email: hanisch@brandman.edu
Phone: 949-341-9815
Fax: 949-754-0499

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
November 7, 2011
September 12, 2016
June 30, 2027
September 2016
Fall 2026

Doctor of Nursing Practice
November 7, 2011
September 12, 2016
June 30, 2027
September 2016
Fall 2026


California Baptist University


School of Nursing
8432 Magnolia Avenue, Lambeth House, Room 7
Riverside, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Karen Bradley, DNP, RN, PNP-BC, NEA-BC
Title: Dean, Professor of Nursing
Email: kbradley@calbaptist.edu
Phone: 951-552-8913
Fax: 951-552-8402

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
September 27, 2008
February 11, 2013
December 31, 2023
February 2013
Spring 2023

Master's
February 11, 2013
September 27, 2017
June 30, 2019
September 2017
To Be Determined

Doctor of Nursing Practice
September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017
June 30, 2023
September 2017
Fall 2022

Post-Graduate APRN Certificate
September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017
June 30, 2028
September 2017
Fall 2027


California Southern University


School of Nursing
930 Roosevelt
Irvine, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: EM Vitug Garcia, DHed, MBA, MSN-Ed/AGNP, APRN, NP-C, FIAAN
Title: Interim Dean
Email: egarcia@calsouthern.edu
Phone: 714-263-8368
Fax: 714-263-7468

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
September 20, 2017
September 20, 2017
June 30, 2023
September 2017
Fall 2022

Master's
September 20, 2017
September 20, 2017
June 30, 2023
September 2017
Fall 2022


California State University, Bakersfield


Department of Nursing
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Deborah Boschini, EdD, PHN, RN
Title: Chair
Email: dboschini@csub.edu
Phone: 661-654-3110
Fax: 661-654-6903

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
September 28, 2002
April 23, 2012
December 31, 2022
April 2012
Spring 2022

Master's
January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016
December 31, 2021
January 2016
Spring 2021


California State University, Channel Islands


Nursing Program
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Lynette Landry, PhD, RN
Title: Chair
Email: lynette.landry@csuci.edu
Phone: 805-437-3150
Fax: 805-437-3367

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
October 19, 2009
October 13, 2014
June 30, 2025
October 2014
Fall 2024


California State University, Chico


School of Nursing
Holt Hall, Room 369
Chico, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Karin L. Lightfoot, PhD, RN-BC, PHN
Title: Director
Email: klightfoot@csuchico.edu
Phone: 530-898-5891
Fax: 530-898-6709

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
October 3, 2003
February 14, 2018
December 31, 2028
February 2018
Spring 2028

Master's
October 3, 2003
February 14, 2018
December 31, 2028
February 2018
Spring 2028


California State University, Dominguez Hills


School of Nursing
1000 East Victoria Street, Welch Hall - A330
Carson, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Kathleen Tornow Chai, PhD, RN, CNE, CPHQ, FNAHQ
Title: Director
Email: kchai@csudh.edu
Phone: 310-243-2005
Fax: 3105163542

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 21, 2004
November 3, 2008
June 30, 2019
November 2008
Fall 2018

Master's
April 21, 2004
November 3, 2008
June 30, 2019
November 2008
Fall 2018


California State University, East Bay


Department of Nursing & Heath Sciences
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
Hayward, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Lynn Van Hofwegen, DNP, RN, APRN
Title: Chair
Email: lynn.vanhofwegen@csueastbay.edu
Phone: 510-885-3481
Fax: 510-885-2156

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
February 14, 2011
February 22, 2016
December 31, 2026
February 2016
Spring 2026


California State University, Fresno


School of Nursing
2345 East San Ramon Avenue, M/S MH25
Fresno, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Sylvia Miller, EdD, RN, FNP-C
Title: Associate Professor, Nursing
Email: symiller@csufresno.edu
Phone: 559-278-4788
Fax: 559-278-6360

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 8, 2006
November 15, 2010
June 30, 2021
November 2010
Fall 2020

Master's
April 8, 2006
October 21, 2013
June 30, 2019
October 2013
Fall 2018


California State University, Fresno

(Affiliated with California State University, Northern California Consortium, Doctor of Nursing Practice)

Department of Nursing
2345 East San Ramon Avenue, M/S MH25
Fresno, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Sylvia Miller, EdD, RN, FNP-C
Title: Associate Professor, Nursing
Email: symiller@csufresno.edu
Phone: 559-278-4788
Fax: 559-278-6360

California State University, Fullerton


School of Nursing
800 North State College Boulevard, EC-197B
Fullerton, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Stephanie Vaughn, PhD, RN, CRRN, FAHA
Title: Director
Email: svaughn@fullerton.edu
Phone: 657-278-7927
Fax: 657-278-3338

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 21, 2007
September 21, 2016
June 30, 2027
September 2016
Fall 2026

Master's
April 20, 2002
September 21, 2016
June 30, 2027
September 2016
Fall 2026


California State University, Fullerton

(Affiliated with Southern California CSU DNP Consortium)

School of Nursing
800 North State College Boulevard, EC-197B
Fullerton, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Stephanie Vaughn, PhD, RN, CRRN, FAHA
Title: Director
Email: svaughn@fullerton.edu
Phone: 657-278-7927
Fax: 657-278-3338

California State University, Long Beach


Department of Nursing
1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Room 61B
Long Beach, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Loucine M. Huckabay, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN
Title: Director and Professor
Email: Lucy.Huckabay@csulb.edu
Phone: 562-985-4582
Fax: 562-985-2382

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
September 29, 2001
March 7, 2011
December 31, 2021
March 2011
Spring 2021

Master's
September 29, 2001
March 7, 2011
December 31, 2021
March 2011
Spring 2021


California State University, Long Beach

(Affiliated with Southern California CSU DNP Consortium)

School of Nursing
1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Room 61B
Long Beach, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Loucine M. Huckabay, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN
Title: Director and Professor
Email: Lucy.Huckabay@csulb.edu
Phone: 657-278-7927
Fax: 657-278-3338

California State University, Los Angeles


School of Nursing
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Gail Washington, PhD, RN
Title: Director
Email: gwashin@calstatela.edu
Phone: 323-343-4718
Fax: 323-343-6454

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
October 13, 2007
April 16, 2012
December 31, 2022
April 2012
Spring 2022

Master's
October 13, 2007
April 16, 2012
December 31, 2022
April 2012
Spring 2022


California State University, Los Angeles

(Affiliated with Southern California CSU DNP Consortium)

School of Nursing
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Gail Washington, PhD, RN
Title: Director
Email: gwashin@calstatela.edu
Phone: 657-278-7927
Fax: 657-278-3338

California State University, Monterey Bay


Nursing Program
100 Campus Center Drive, Building 58, Green Hall
Seaside, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Alyssa E. Erickson, PhD, RN, CNE
Title: Chair and Assistant Professor
Email: aerikson@csumb.edu
Phone: 831-582-5180
Fax: 831-582-4472

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016
December 31, 2021
January 2016
Spring 2021


California State University, Northern California Consortium, Doctor of Nursing Practice

(Consortium of California State University, Fresno and San Jose State University.)

Department of Nursing
2345 East San Ramon Avenue, MH25
Fresno, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Sylvia Miller, EdD, FNP-C, RN
Title: Chair
Email: symiller@csufresno.edu
Phone: 559-278-4788
Fax: 559-278-6360

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Doctor of Nursing Practice
February 3, 2014
February 3, 2014
December 31, 2019
February 2014
Spring 2019


California State University, Northridge


Nursing Program
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Rebekah Child, PhD, RN
Title: Associate Professor
Email: rebekah.child@csun.edu
Phone: 818-632-9388
Fax: 818-677-2045

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 12, 1999
November 20, 2013
June 30, 2024
November 2013
Fall 2023


California State University, Sacramento


School of Nursing
College of Health and Human Services, 6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Tanya K. Altmann, PhD, RN
Title: Chair
Email: altmannt@csus.edu
Phone: 916-278-1504
Fax: 916-278-6311

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
March 3, 2000
November 9, 2009
June 30, 2020
November 2009
Fall 2019

Master's
March 3, 2000
November 9, 2009
June 30, 2020
November 2009
Fall 2019


California State University, San Bernardino


Department of Nursing
5500 University Parkway, HP 220
San Bernardino, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Terese Ann Burch, PhD, RN
Title: Department Chair and Professor
Email: terese.burch@csusb.edu
Phone: 909-537-5385
Fax: 909-537-7089

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 20, 2002
October 26, 2016
June 30, 2022
October 2016
Fall 2021

Master's
April 19, 2010
March 7, 2018
December 31, 2028
March 2018
Spring 2028


California State University, San Marcos


School of Nursing
335 South Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Lorna Kendrick, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Title: Director
Email: lkendrick@csusm.edu
Phone: 760-750-7580
Fax: 760-750-3646

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
November 17, 2008
October 9, 2013
June 30, 2024
October 2013
Fall 2023

Master's
March 14, 2012
February 8, 2017
December 31, 2027
February 2017
Spring 2027

Post-Graduate APRN Certificate
February 8, 2017
February 8, 2017
December 31, 2027
February 2017
Spring 2027


California State University, Stanislaus


School of Nursing
One University Circle, Science 1 #225-D
Turlock, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Debbie L. Tavernier, EdD, RN
Title: Director
Email: DTavernier@csustan.edu
Phone: 209-667-3142
Fax: 209-667-3690

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 20, 2002
October 5, 2016
June 30, 2027
October 2016
Fall 2026

Master's
November 7, 2011
October 5, 2016
June 30, 2027
October 2016
Fall 2026


Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science


Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing
1748 East 118th Street
Los Angeles, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Diane M. Breckenridge, PhD, MSN, RN, ANEF
Title: Dean
Email: dianebreckenridge@cdrewu.edu
Phone: 323-568-3371
Fax: 323-568-3389

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Master's
February 27, 2012
April 3, 2017
December 31, 2027
April 2017
Spring 2027

Post-Graduate APRN Certificate
April 3, 2017
April 3, 2017
December 31, 2027
April 2017
Spring 2027


Concordia University Irvine


Division of Nursing
1530 Concordia West
Irvine, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Cheryl Smythe-Padgham, DNP, RN, WHNP-BC
Title: Assistant Dean, Director of Nursing
Email: cheryl.smythe-padgham@cui.edu
Phone: 949-214-3635
Fax: 949-214-3282

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
March 30, 2009
April 9, 2014
December 31, 2024
April 2014
Spring 2024

Master's
January 18, 2017
January 18, 2017
December 31, 2022
January 2017
Spring 2022


Dominican University of California


Department of Nursing
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Andrea Renwanz Boyle, PhD, ANP, FNAP
Title: Chair and Professor
Email: andrea.boyle@dominican.edu
Phone: 415-257-1314
Fax: 415-257-0120

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 21, 2004
September 17, 2008
June 30, 2019
September 2008
Fall 2018


Fresno Pacific University


BSN Program
1717 South Chestnut Avenue
Fresno, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Stacy Wise, DNP, MBA, RN
Title: Chair
Email: stacy.wise@fresno.edu
Phone: 559-573-7832
Fax: 559-453-5502

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
March 29, 2010
September 22, 2014
June 30, 2025
September 2014
Fall 2024

Master's
September 22, 2014
September 22, 2014
June 30, 2020
September 2014
Fall 2019


Holy Names University


Department of Nursing
3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Edith Jenkins-Weinrub, EdD, RN
Title: Chair and Associate Professor
Email: jenkins-weinrub@hnu.edu
Phone: 510-436-1551
Fax: 510-436-1376

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
September 28, 2002
April 11, 2012
December 31, 2022
April 2012
Spring 2022

Master's
April 12, 1999
April 10, 2017
December 31, 2020
April 2017
Spring 2020

Post-Graduate APRN Certificate
April 10, 2017
April 10, 2017
December 31, 2027
April 2017
Spring 2027


Homestead Schools, Inc.


Department of Nursing
23800 Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 200
Torrance, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Adelwisa Blanco, MS, RN-BC
Title: Director of Nursing Education
Email: adelblanco@homesteadschools.com
Phone: 310-791-9975
Fax: 3107910135

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017
December 31, 2020
February 2017
Spring 2020


Loma Linda University


School of Nursing
11262 Campus Street, West Hall, Room 1101
Loma Linda, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Elizabeth A. Bossert, PhD, RN
Title: Dean
Email: bbossert@llu.edu
Phone: 909-558-4517
Fax: 909-558-0225

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
March 3, 2000
January 25, 2017
December 31, 2027
January 2017
Spring 2027

Master's
March 3, 2000
January 25, 2017
December 31, 2027
January 2017
Spring 2027

Doctor of Nursing Practice
February 6, 2012
January 25, 2017
December 31, 2027
January 2017
Spring 2027


Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles


Department of Nursing
12001 Chalon Road, H423
Los Angeles, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Leah Z. Fitzgerald, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
Title: Dean
Email: lfitzgerald@msmu.edu
Phone: 310-954-4232
Fax: 310-954-4229

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
March 3, 2000
April 20, 2009
December 31, 2019
April 2009
Spring 2019

Master's
October 9, 2004
April 20, 2009
December 31, 2019
April 2009
Spring 2019


National University


Department of Nursing
3678 Aero Court
San Diego, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Hope R. Farquharson, PhD, RN, PHN
Title: Chair
Email: hfarquharson@nu.edu
Phone: 858-521-3947
Fax: 858-309-3480

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 21, 2001
November 8, 2010
June 30, 2021
November 2010
Fall 2020

Master's
January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017
December 31, 2022
January 2017
Spring 2022

Post-Graduate APRN Certificate
January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017
December 31, 2022
January 2017
Spring 2022


Pacific College


Bachelor of Science in Nursing
3160 Red Hill Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Maribeth Thornton, PhD, MBA, RN, NE-BC, CCM
Title: RN to BSN Program Director
Email: mthornton@pacific-college.edu
Phone: 714-662-4402
Fax: 714-662-1702

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
September 25, 2013
September 25, 2013
June 30, 2019
September 2013
Fall 2018


Point Loma Nazarene University


School of Nursing
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Barbara Taylor, PhD, RN
Title: Dean and Professor
Email: bataylor@pointloma.edu
Phone: 619-849-2766
Fax: 619-849-2672

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 12, 1999
October 8, 2008
June 30, 2019
October 2008
Fall 2018

Master's
April 21, 2004
October 8, 2008
June 30, 2019
October 2008
Fall 2018


Samuel Merritt University


School of Nursing
3100 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 1000
Oakland, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Audrey Berman, PhD, RN
Title: Dean
Email: aberman@samuelmerritt.edu
Phone: 510-869-6611
Fax: 510-869-6677

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 21, 2001
October 11, 2010
June 30, 2021
October 2010
Fall 2020

Master's
April 21, 2001
October 11, 2010
June 30, 2021
October 2010
Fall 2020

Doctor of Nursing Practice
September 24, 2012
September 25, 2017
June 30, 2028
September 2017
Fall 2027

Post-Graduate APRN Certificate
September 25, 2017
September 25, 2017
June 30, 2028
September 2017
Fall 2027


San Diego State University


School of Nursing
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Philip A. Greiner, DNSc, RN
Title: Director
Email: pgreiner@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6384
Fax: 619-594-2765

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
September 29, 2001
March 2, 2016
December 31, 2026
March 2016
Spring 2026

Master's
September 29, 2001
March 2, 2016
December 31, 2026
March 2016
Spring 2026


San Francisco State University


School of Nursing
1600 Holloway Avenue, Burk Hall 371 B
San Francisco, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Mary Ann van Dam, PhD, RN, PNP
Title: Director and Associate Professor
Email: vandam@sfsu.edu
Phone: 415-338-6850
Fax: 415-338-0555

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
October 3, 2003
April 24, 2013
December 31, 2023
April 2013
Spring 2023

Master's
October 3, 2003
April 24, 2013
December 31, 2023
April 2013
Spring 2023


San Jose State University


The Valley Foundation School of Nursing
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Colleen O'Leary-Kelley, PhD, RN
Title: Director
Email: colleen.oleary-kelley@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-3132
Fax: 408-924-3135

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
September 29, 2001
March 2, 2011
December 31, 2021
January 2021
Spring 2021

Master's
September 29, 2001
March 2, 2011
December 31, 2021
January 2021
Spring 2021


San Jose State University

(Affiliated with California State University, Northern California Consortium, Doctor of Nursing Practice)

Department of Nursing
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Colleen O'Leary-Kelley, PhD, RN
Title: Director
Email: colleen.oleary-kelley@sjsu.edu
Phone: 559-278-4788
Fax: 559-278-6360

Simpson University


School of Nursing
2211 College View Drive
Redding, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Kristie Stephens, MSN, PHN, RN
Title: Dean
Email: kstephens@simpsonu.edu
Phone: 530-226-4670
Fax: 530-226-4856

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
January 28, 2015
January 28, 2015
December 31, 2020
January 2015
Spring 2020


Southern California CSU DNP Consortium

(Consortium of CSU, Fullerton; CSU, Long Beach; and CSU, Los Angeles)

School of Nursing
800 North State College Boulevard
Fullerton, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Stephanie Vaughn, PhD, RN, CRRN, FAHA
Title: Director
Email: svaughn@fullerton.edu
Phone: 657-278-7927
Fax: 657-278-3338

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Doctor of Nursing Practice
November 18, 2013
November 18, 2013
June 30, 2019
November 2013
Fall 2018


Stanbridge University


Nursing Program
2041 Business Center Drive, Suite 107
Irvine, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Annabelle V. Anglo, MSN, RN
Title: Program Director
Email: aanglo@stanbridge.edu
Phone: 949-794-9090 5528
Fax: 949-794-9094

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
January 15, 2014
January 15, 2014
December 31, 2019
January 2014
Spring 2019


Touro University California


School of Nursing
1310 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Ann Stoltz, PhD, RN, CNL
Title: Director
Email: ann.stoltz@tu.edu
Phone: 707-638-5845
Fax: 707-638-5848

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Master's
February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016
December 31, 2021
February 2016
Spring 2021

Doctor of Nursing Practice
March 5, 2018
March 5, 2018
December 31, 2023
March 2018
Spring 2023


United States University


College of Nursing and Health Sciences
7675 Mission Valley Road
San Diego, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Dianna Scherlin, DNP, MS, RN
Title: Dean and Professor
Email: dscherlin@usuniversity.edu
Phone: 913-558-5141
Fax: 619-477-7340

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
September 2, 2015
September 11, 2017
June 30, 2028
September 2017
Fall 2027

Master's
September 8, 2014
September 11, 2017
June 30, 2028
September 2017
Fall 2027


Unitek College


School of Nursing and Allied Health
4670 Auto Mall Parkway
Fremont, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Abdel Yosef, PhD, RN, CNE
Title: Chief Academic Officer
Email: ayosef@unitekcollege.edu
Phone: 510-896-7583
Fax: 5102807326

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
February 5, 2014
February 5, 2014
December 31, 2019
February 2014
Spring 2019


University of California, Davis


Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
4610 X Street, Suite 4202
Sacramento, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Deborah Ward, PhD
Title: Interim Dean
Email: dhward@ucdavis.edu
Phone: 916-703-2473
Fax:

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Master's-MSN
September 6, 2017
September 6, 2017
June 30, 2023
September 2017
Fall 2022

Master's-MS
October 5, 2011
October 12, 2016
June 30, 2027
October 2016
Fall 2026


University of California, Irvine


Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
Campus Drive, 252 Berk Hall
Irvine, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Adey Nyamathi, PhD, RN, ANP, FAAN
Title: Dean
Email: anyamath@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-8932
Fax: 949-824-0470

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
October 27, 2008
October 2, 2013
June 30, 2024
October 2013
Fall 2023

Master's
October 18, 2010
October 5, 2015
June 30, 2026
October 2015
Fall 2025


University of California, Los Angeles


School of Nursing
700 Tiverton, 2-256 Factor Building, Box 951702
Los Angeles, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Linda Sarna, PhD, RN, FAAN
Title: Dean
Email: lsarna@sonnet.ucla.edu
Phone: 310-825-9621
Fax: 310-206-7433

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 21, 2001
October 18, 2010
June 30, 2021
October 2010
Fall 2020

Master's
April 21, 2001
October 18, 2010
June 30, 2021
October 2010
Fall 2020


University of California, San Francisco


School of Nursing
2 Korat Way, Room 319C, Box 0604
San Francisco, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Catherine Gilliss, PhD, RN, FAAN
Title: Dean
Email: catherine.gilliss@ucsf.edu
Phone: 415-476-1805
Fax: 415-476-9707

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Master's
September 22, 2000
February 24, 2010
December 31, 2020
February 2010
Spring 2020


University of San Diego


Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Jane Georges, PhD, RN
Title: Interim Dean
Email: jgeorges@sandiego.edu
Phone: 619-260-4566
Fax: 619-260-6814

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Master's
March 3, 2000
November 2, 2009
June 30, 2020
November 2009
Fall 2019

Doctor of Nursing Practice
November 2, 2009
October 6, 2014
June 30, 2025
October 2014
Fall 2024


University of San Francisco


School of Nursing & Health Professions
2130 Fulton Street, Cowell 102
San Francisco, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Margaret W. Baker, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA
Title: Dean and Professor
Email: mwbaker@usfca.edu
Phone: 415-422-6373
Fax: 415-422-6877

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
October 3, 2003
September 17, 2014
June 30, 2025
September 2014
Fall 2024

Master's
October 3, 2003
September 17, 2014
June 30, 2025
September 2014
Fall 2024

Doctor of Nursing Practice
September 24, 2009
September 17, 2014
June 30, 2025
September 2014
Fall 2024

Post-Graduate APRN Certificate
September 17, 2014
September 17, 2014
June 30, 2025
September 2014
Fall 2024


University of Southern California


Department of Nursing
1150 South Olive Street, Suite T1100
Los Angeles, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Janet U. Schneiderman, PhD, RN
Title: Inteirm Chair
Email: juschnei@usc.edu
Phone: 213-821-1338
Fax:

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Master's
November 6, 2017
November 6, 2017
June 30, 2023
November 2017
Fall 2022


University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences


Department of Nursing
700 Windy Point Drive
San Marcos, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Robin D. Dennison, DNP, APRN, NEA-BC, CNE, CCNS
Title: Director of Nursing Programs
Email: rdennison@usa.edu
Phone: 859-351-3448
Fax:

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Master's
October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017
June 30, 2023
October 2017
Fall 2022


Vanguard University of Southern California


Nursing Program
55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Mary E. Wickman, PhD, RN
Title: Director and Professor
Email: mary.wickman@vanguard.edu
Phone: 714-668-6101
Fax: 714-966-6306

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
November 5, 2008
November 13, 2013
June 30, 2024
November 2013
Fall 2023

Master's
November 13, 2013
November 13, 2013
June 30, 2019
November 2013
Fall 2018


West Coast University


College of Nursing
151 Innovation Drive
Irvine, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Robyn M. Nelson, PhD, RN
Title: Dean
Email: rnelson@westcoastuniversity.edu
Phone: 949-783-4814
Fax: 949-783-4801

Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Baccalaureate
April 27, 2009
March 3, 2014
December 31, 2024
March 2014
Spring 2024

Master's
November 2, 2011
March 3, 2014
December 31, 2024
March 2014
Spring 2024

Post-Graduate APRN Certificate
March 3, 2014
March 3, 2014
December 31, 2024
March 2014
Spring 2024


Western University of Health Sciences


College of Graduate Nursing
309 East Second Street, College Plaza
Pomona, CA
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Mary Lopez, PhD, RN
Title: Dean
Email: mlopez@westernu.edu
Phone: 909-469-5523
Fax: 909-469-5521


Initial Accreditation Date:
Most Recent Accreditation Date:
Accreditation Term Expires:
Last On-Site Evaluation:
Next On-Site Evaluation:
Master's
September 29, 2001
March 14, 2016
December 31, 2026
March 2016
Spring 2026

Doctor of Nursing Practice
September 11, 2011
March 14, 2016
December 31, 2026
March 2016
Spring 2026

Post-Graduate APRN Certificate
March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016
December 31, 2026
March 2016
Spring 2026

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