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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

Master's Accreditation

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


California Baptist University


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Karen Bradley, DNP, RN, PNP-BC, NEA-BC
Title: Dean, Professor of Nursing

Phone: 951-552-8913
Fax: 951-552-8402

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: February 11, 2013
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 27, 2017
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2019
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2017
Next On-Site Evaluation: To Be Determined


California Southern University


School of Nursing
930 Roosevelt
Irvine, CA 92620
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: EM Vitug Garcia, DHed, MBA, MSN-Ed/AGNP, APRN, NP-C, FIAAN
Title: Interim Dean

Phone: 714-263-8368
Fax: 714-263-7468

Master's Accreditation

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


California State University, Bakersfield


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Deborah Boschini, EdD, PHN, RN
Title: Chair

Phone: 661-654-3110
Fax: 661-654-6903

Master's Accreditation

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


California State University, Chico


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Karin L. Lightfoot, PhD, RN-BC, PHN
Title: Director

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

Master's Accreditation

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


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 Tornow Chai, PhD, RN, CNE, CPHQ, FNAHQ
Title: Director

Phone: 310-243-2005
Fax: 3105163542

Master's 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, Fresno


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Sylvia Miller, EdD, RN, FNP-C
Title: Associate Professor, Nursing

Phone: 559-278-4788
Fax: 559-278-6360

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: April 8, 2006
Most Recent Accreditation Date: October 21, 2013
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2019
Last On-Site Evaluation: October 2013
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2018


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, FAHA
Title: Director

Phone: 657-278-7927
Fax: 657-278-3338

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: April 20, 2002
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

Master's 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

Master's 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, Sacramento


School 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

Phone: 916-278-1504
Fax: 916-278-6311

Master's 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: Department Chair and Professor

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

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: April 19, 2010
Most Recent Accreditation Date: March 7, 2018
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2028
Last On-Site Evaluation: March 2018
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2028


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: Lorna Kendrick, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Title: Director

Phone: 760-750-7580
Fax: 760-750-3646

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: March 14, 2012
Most Recent Accreditation Date: February 8, 2017
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2027
Last On-Site Evaluation: February 2017
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2027


California State University, Stanislaus


School of Nursing
One University Circle, Science 1 #225-D
Turlock, CA 95382-0299
Link to Website

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

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

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: November 7, 2011
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


Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science


Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing
1748 East 118th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Diane M. Breckenridge, PhD, MSN, RN, ANEF
Title: Dean

Phone: 323-568-3371
Fax: 323-568-3389

Master's Accreditation

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


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: 949-214-3282

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: January 18, 2017
Most Recent Accreditation Date: January 18, 2017
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2022
Last On-Site Evaluation: January 2017
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2022


Fresno Pacific University


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Stacy Wise, DNP, MBA, RN
Title: Chair

Phone: 559-573-7832
Fax: 559-453-5502

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: September 22, 2014
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 22, 2014
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2020
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2014
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2019


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: 510-436-1551
Fax: 510-436-1376

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: April 12, 1999
Most Recent Accreditation Date: April 10, 2017
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2020
Last On-Site Evaluation: April 2017
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2020


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

Master's Accreditation

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


Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Leah Z. Fitzgerald, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
Title: Dean

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

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: October 9, 2004
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: Hope R. Farquharson, PhD, RN, PHN
Title: Chair

Phone: 858-521-3947
Fax: 858-309-3480

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: January 11, 2017
Most Recent Accreditation Date: January 11, 2017
Accreditation Term Expires: December 31, 2022
Last On-Site Evaluation: January 2017
Next On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2022


Point Loma Nazarene University


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

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

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

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: April 21, 2004
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

Master's 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: 619-594-6384
Fax: 619-594-2765

Master's 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, RN, PNP
Title: Director and Associate Professor

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

Master's 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

Master's Accreditation

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


Touro University California


School of Nursing
1310 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA 94592
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Ann Stoltz, PhD, RN, CNL
Title: Director

Phone: 707-638-5845
Fax: 707-638-5848

Master's Accreditation

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


United States University


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

Chief Nurse Administrator: Dianna Scherlin, DNP, MS, RN
Title: Dean and Professor

Phone: 913-558-5141
Fax: 619-477-7340

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: September 8, 2014
Most Recent Accreditation Date: September 11, 2017
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2028
Last On-Site Evaluation: September 2017
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2027


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: 949-824-8932
Fax: 949-824-0470

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: October 18, 2010
Most Recent Accreditation Date: October 5, 2015
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2026
Last On-Site Evaluation: October 2015
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2025


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: Dean

Phone: 310-825-9621
Fax: 310-206-7433

Master's 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 California, San Francisco


School of Nursing
2 Korat Way, Room 319C, Box 0604
San Francisco, CA 94143-0604
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Catherine Gilliss, PhD, RN, FAAN
Title: Dean

Phone: 415-476-1805
Fax: 415-476-9707

Master's Accreditation

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


University of San Diego


Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Jane Georges, PhD, RN
Title: Interim Dean

Phone: 619-260-4566
Fax: 619-260-6814

Master's Accreditation

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


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
Title: Dean and Professor

Phone: 415-422-6373
Fax: 415-422-6877

Master's 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


University of Southern California


Department of Nursing
1150 South Olive Street, Suite T1100
Los Angeles, CA 90015-2211
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Janet U. Schneiderman, PhD, RN
Title: Inteirm Chair

Phone: 213-821-1338

Master's Accreditation

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


University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences


Department of Nursing
700 Windy Point Drive
San Marcos, CA 92609
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Robin D. Dennison, DNP, APRN, NEA-BC, CNE, CCNS
Title: Director of Nursing Programs

Phone: 859-351-3448

Master's Accreditation

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


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

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: November 13, 2013
Most Recent Accreditation Date: November 13, 2013
Accreditation Term Expires: June 30, 2019
Last On-Site Evaluation: November 2013
Next On-Site Evaluation: Fall 2018


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

Master's Accreditation

Initial Accreditation Date: November 2, 2011
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



Western University of Health Sciences


College of Graduate Nursing
309 East Second Street, College Plaza
Pomona, CA 91766-1854
Link to Website

Chief Nurse Administrator: Mary Lopez, PhD, RN
Title: Dean

Phone: 909-469-5523
Fax: 909-469-5521

Master's Accreditation

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

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