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American University of Health Sciences


School of Nursing
1600 East Hill Street, Building 1
Signal Hill, CA 90755
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Myrna Dial, PhD, MA, BS, RN
Title: Dean

Phone: 562-988-2278 x2051
Fax: 562-988-1791

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Azusa Pacific University


School of Nursing
701 East Foothill Avenue, PO Box 7000
Azusa, CA 91702-7000
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Aja Tulleners-Lesh, PhD, RN
Title: Dean and Professor

Phone: 626-815-5384
Fax: 626-815-5414

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: October 3, 2003
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 27, 2008
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2018
Last On-Site Evaluation: April 2008
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2018


Biola University


Department of Nursing
13800 Biola Avenue
La Mirada, CA 90639-0001
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Rachel Van Niekerk, PhD, RN
Title: Director

Phone: 562-903-4850
Fax: 562-903-4803

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Brandman University


Marybelle and S. Paul Musco School of Nursing and Health Professions
16355 Laguna Canyon Road
Irvine, CA 92618
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Tyke Hanisch, DNP, APRN, FNP-c
Title: Dean

Phone: 949-341-9940
Fax: 949-754-0499

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California Baptist University


School of Nursing
8432 Magnolia Avenue, Lambeth House, Room 7
Riverside, CA 92504-3297
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Geneva G. Oaks, PhD, RN, FNP
Title: Dean

Phone: 951-343-4700
Fax: 951-343-4703

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, Bakersfield


Department of Nursing
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Phyllis Heintz, PhD, RN
Title: Chair

Phone: 661-654-2695
Fax: 661-654-6903

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, Channel Islands


Nursing Program
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012-8599
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Karen Jensen, PhD, RN
Title: Director

Phone: 805-437-3150
Fax: 805-437-3367

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: October 19, 2009
Most Recent Accreditation Date: October 13, 2014
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2018
Last On-Site Evaluation: October 2014
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2017


California State University, Chico


School of Nursing
Holt Hall, Room 369
Chico, CA 95929-0200
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Margaret J. Rowberg, DNP, APRN-BC
Title: Director

Phone: 530-898-5891
Fax: 530-898-6709

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: October 3, 2003
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 27, 2008
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2018
Last On-Site Evaluation: April 2008
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2018


California State University, Dominguez Hills


School of Nursing
1000 East Victoria Street, Welch Hall - A330
Carson, CA 90747
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Kathleen Chai, PhD, CNE
Title: Director

Phone: 310-243-2005
Fax: 3105163542

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, East Bay


Department of Nursing & Heath Sciences
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94542-3086
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Lynn Van Hofwegen, DNP, RN, APRN
Title: Chair

Phone: 510-885-3481
Fax: 510-885-2156

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, Fresno


School of Nursing
2345 East San Ramon Avenue, M/S MH25
Fresno, CA 93740-8031
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: F. Ndidi Griffin-Myers, EdD, FNP, RN
Title: Director/Chair

Phone: 559-278-6697
Fax: 559-278-6360

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, Fullerton


School of Nursing
800 North State College Boulevard, EC-197B
Fullerton, CA 92834-6868
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Stephanie Vaughn, PhD, RN, CRRN
Title: Interim Director

Phone: 657-278-7927

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, Long Beach


Department of Nursing
1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Room 61B
Long Beach, CA 90840-0301
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Loucine M. Huckabay, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN
Title: Director and Professor

Phone: 562-985-4582
Fax: 562-985-2382

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, Los Angeles


School of Nursing
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8171
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Gail Washington, PhD, RN
Title: Director

Phone: 323-343-4718
Fax: 323-343-6454

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, Monterey Bay


Nursing Program
100 Campus Center Drive, Building 58, Green Hall
Seaside, CA 93955-8000
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Frances Munet-Vilaro, PhD, RN
Title: Interim Chair

Phone: 831-582-3001
Fax: 831-582-5376

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: January 27, 2016
Most Recent Accreditation Date: January 27, 2016
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2019
Last On-Site Evaluation: January 2016
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2019


California State University, Northridge


Nursing Program
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Marianne Hattar-Pollara, DNSc, RN, FAAN
Title: Director

Phone: 818-677-2494
Fax: 818-677-2045

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, Sacramento


Division of Nursing
College of Health and Human Services, 6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6096
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Tanya K. Altmann, PhD, RN
Title: Chair & Professor

Phone: 916-278-1504

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, San Bernardino


Department of Nursing
5500 University Parkway, HP 220
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2318
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Terese Ann Burch, PhD, RN
Title: Visiting Professor and Department Chair

Phone: 909-537-5385
Fax: 909-537-7089

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, San Marcos


School of Nursing
335 South Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92078-9924
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Denise Boren, PhD, RN
Title: Director

Phone: 760-750-7553
Fax: 760-750-3646

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


California State University, Stanislaus


School of Nursing
One University Circle, DBH 259
Turlock, CA 95382-0299
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Debbie Tavernier, EdD, RN
Title: Director

Phone: 209-667-3142
Fax: 209-667-3690

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Concordia University Irvine


Division of Nursing
1530 Concordia West
Irvine, CA 92612-3203
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Cheryl Smythe-Padgham, DNP, RN, WHNP-BC
Title: Assistant Dean, Director of Nursing

Phone: 949-214-3635
Fax: 949-214-3279

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Dominican University of California


Department of Nursing
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901-2298
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Andrea Renwanz Boyle, PhD
Title: Chair

Phone: 415-257-1314
Fax: 415-257-0120

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Fresno Pacific University


BSN Program
1717 South Chestnut Avenue
Fresno, CA 93702
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Stacy Manning, DNP, NP-C
Title: Chair

Phone: 559-573-7832

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Holy Names University


Department of Nursing
3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94619-9989
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Edith Jenkins-Weinrub, EdD, RN
Title: Chair and Associate Professor

Phone: 510-436-1305
Fax: 510-436-1376

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Loma Linda University


School of Nursing
11262 Campus Street, West Hall, Room 1101
Loma Linda, CA 92350-0001
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Elizabeth A. Bossert, PhD, RN
Title: Dean

Phone: 909-558-4517
Fax: 909-558-0225

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: March 3, 2000
Most Recent Accreditation Date: October 19, 2009
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2020
Last On-Site Evaluation: October 2009
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2019


Mount St. Mary's University, Los Angeles


Department of Nursing
12001 Chalon Road, H423
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Leah Fitzgerald, PhD, RN
Title: Dean

Phone: 310-954-4232
Fax: 310-954-4229

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


National University


Department of Nursing
3678 Aero Court
San Diego, CA 92123
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Richard M. Guertin, DHA, RN-C, CHCE
Title: Chair and Director

Phone: 858-525-3735
Fax: 858-309-3480

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Pacific College


Bachelor of Science in Nursing
3160 Red Hill Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Maribeth Thornton, MSN, BSN, RN
Title: RN to BSN Program Director

Phone: 7146624402
Fax: 7146621702

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Point Loma Nazarene University


School of Nursing
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Barbara J. Taylor, PhD, RN
Title: Dean and Professor

Phone: 619-849-2766
Fax: 619-849-2672

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Samuel Merritt University


School of Nursing
3100 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 1000
Oakland, CA 94609-3285
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Audrey Berman, PhD, RN
Title: Dean

Phone: 510-869-6611
Fax: 510-869-6677

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


San Diego State University


School of Nursing
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4158
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Philip A. Greiner, DNSc, RN
Title: Director

Phone: 619-594-2540
Fax: 619-594-2765

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


San Francisco State University


School of Nursing
1600 Holloway Avenue, Burk Hall 371 B
San Francisco, CA 94132
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Mary Ann van Dam, PhD, PNP, RN
Title: Director and Associate Professor

Phone: 415-338-6850
Fax: 415-338-0555

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


San Jose State University


The Valley Foundation School of Nursing
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0057
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Colleen O'Leary-Kelley, PhD, RN
Title: Director

Phone: 408-924-3132
Fax: 408-924-3135

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Shepherd University-Los Angeles


School of Nursing
3200 North San Fernando Road
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Myungja Hahm, PhD, MPH, RN
Title: Director

Phone: 323-550-8888
Fax: 323-550-1313

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: February 2, 2015
Most Recent Accreditation Date: February 2, 2015
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2020
Last On-Site Evaluation: February 2015
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2020


Simpson University


School of Nursing
2211 College View Drive
Redding, CA 96003
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Kristie Stephens, MSN, PHN, RN
Title: Dean

Phone: 530-226-4529
Fax: 530-226-4856

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Stanbridge University


Nursing Program
2041 Business Center Drive, Suite 107
Irvine, CA 92612
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Janet Baghoomian, EdD, MSN, MBA, MHA, BHA, RN
Title: Interim Director

Phone: 9497949090
Fax: 9497949094

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


United States University


College of Nursing
7675 Mission Valley Road
San Diego, CA 92108
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Renee McLeod, PhD
Title: Dean

Phone: 619-477-6310 x2036
Fax: 619-477-7340

Baccalaureate Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: September 2, 2015
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 2, 2015
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2019
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2015
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2018


Unitek College


School of Nursing and Allied Health
4670 Auto Mall Parkway
Fremont, CA 94538
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Abdel Yosef, PhD, RN, CNE
Title: Vice President of Nursing

Phone: 510-896-7583
Fax: 5102807326

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


University of California, Irvine


Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
Campus Drive, 252 Berk Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-3959
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Adey Nyamathi, PhD, RN, ANP, FAAN
Title: Dean

Phone: 949-824-0217
Fax: 949-824-0470

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


University of California, Los Angeles


School of Nursing
700 Tiverton, 2-256 Factor Building, Box 951702
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1702
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Linda Sarna, PhD, RN, FAAN
Title: Acting Dean

Phone: 310-825-8690
Fax: 310-206-9695

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


University of San Francisco


School of Nursing & Health Professions
2130 Fulton Street, Cowell 102
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Margaret W. Baker, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA, CNL
Title: Dean and Professor

Phone: 415-422-6373

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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


Vanguard University of Southern California


Nursing Program
55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-9601
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Mary E. Wickman, PhD, RN
Title: Director and Professor

Phone: 714-668-6101
Fax: 714-966-6306

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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



West Coast University


College of Nursing
151 Innovation Drive
Irvine, CA 92617-3040
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Robyn M. Nelson, PhD, RN
Title: Dean

Phone: 949-783-4814
Fax: 949-783-4801

Baccalaureate Accreditation

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

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