February 2015 Commission Actions

During the month of February 2015, the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) took action on the following institutions. Copies of Commission action letters and visiting team reports are available on the WSCUC website at www.wscuc.org, with the exception of Substantive Change reports and Interim Reports, which are not made public.

 

Defer

  • International Technological University

Grant Candidacy

  • Abu Dhabi University
  • Anglo-American University

Continue Candidacy

  • Allied American University
  • Claremont Lincoln University

Grant Initial Accreditation

  • John Paul the Great Catholic University
  • Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health Sciences
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
  • The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems
  • The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law
  • Zaytuna College

Reaffirm Accreditation

  • American University of Armenia
  • California State University, San Bernardino
  • Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Saint Mary's College of California
  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Hawaii at Hilo
  • University of the West

Reaffirm Accreditation, Remove the Notice of Concern

  • University of Hawaii - West Oahu

Continue Accreditation Following a Special Visit

  • California State University, Stanislaus
  • Saybrook University
  • University of Southern California
  • Western University of Health Sciences

Continue Accreditation Following a Special Visit, Remove Probation

  • Life Pacific College

Continue Accreditation Following an Accreditation Visit/Special Visit, Issue Warning

  • Claremont School of Theology 

 

Structural Changes

UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST
Doctor of Theology (Th.D.) in Applied Buddhist Studies
(New Degree Program/First Professional Doctorate)

 

Substantive Changes

LIFE PACIFIC COLLEGE
Bachelor of Arts in Worship Arts and Media
(New Degree Program)

 

FIELDING GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
PhD in Infant and Early Childhood Development
(New Degree Program)

 

ASHFORD UNIVERSITY
Master of Arts in Special Education
(Distance Education Program)

 

THE MASTER’S COLLEGE AND SEMINARY
Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries
(Distance Education Program)
Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management
(Distance Education Program)

 

THE CHICAGO SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Behavior Analysis
(Distance Education Program)

 

TRIDENT UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL
Master of Science in Homeland Security
(Distance Education Program)
Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security
(Distance Education Program)

 

WILLIAM JESSUP UNIVERSITY
Master of Business Administration
(New Degree Program)

 

MARSHALL B. KETCHUM UNIVERSITY
Doctor of Pharmacy
(New Degree Program)