February 2018 Commission Actions

During the month of February 2018, 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.


Grant Candidacy

  • Cal Northern School of Law
  • New York Film Academy
  • Reiss-Davis Graduate Center 
  • Stockton Christian Life College 

Continue Candidacy

  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law 

Grant Initial Accreditation

  • Design Institute of San Diego 
  • Dharma Realm Buddhist University 
  • Los Angeles Pacific University 

Reaffirm Accreditation

  • American Conservatory Theater 
  • Logos Evangelical Seminary 
  • Point Loma Nazarene University 
  • San Francisco Theological Seminary 
  • Sonoma State University 
  • Thomas Aquinas College 
  • University of California Hastings College of the Law 
  • William Jessup University 

Following a Special Visit – Continue with previously scheduled reaffirmation review

  • San Jose State University 

Continue Accreditation, Issue a Warning

  • Cogswell Polytechnical College 

Issue an Order of Show Cause

  • None


Structural Changes



Substantive Changes

The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law

Juris Doctor Degree

Distance Education Program


Academy for Jewish Religion California

MA Rabbinic Studies - Resubmission

Distance Education Program


Life Pacific College

BA in Organizational Management

New Distance Education Program


Fielding Graduate University

MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Resubmission

Distance Education Program


Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences

MA Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling (HGGC)

New Degree Program


Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

Doctor of Health Science

Distance Education Program


Touro University California

Doctor of Education in Education Administration and Leadership

New Degree Program


California State University Channel Islands

BS Mechatronics Engineering

New Degree Program


Fielding Graduate University

MA in Marriage and Family Therapy

Distance Education


Northcentral University

Doctor of Nursing Practice – Resubmission

Master of Science in Nursing - Resubmission

Distance Education


Interim Reports