February 2014 Commission Actions

During February 2014, 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.

 

Reaffirmed Accreditation Following Educational Effectiveness Review

  • Brandman University
  • Scripps College
  • University of California, Santa Barbara

Granted Initial Accreditation

  • NewSchool of Architecture and Design

Removed Notice of Concern and Reaffirmed Accreditation

  • Pacific Oaks College
  • La Sierra University

Received Team Report and Reaffirmed Accreditation

  • Mount St. Mary’s College
  • Chapman University

Received the Capacity and Preparatory Review Report for Initial Accreditation

  • Brooks Institute

Received the Special Visit Report

  • Teachers College of San Joaquin

Received the Capacity and Preparatory Review Report

  • High Tech High Graduate School of Education

Received the Educational Effectiveness Review Report and Granted Candidacy

  • Shepherd University 

 

Structural Changes

Keck Graduate Institute
Change in Mission
Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences (Distance Education Program/First Bachelors)

 

Saybrook University
Change of Control

 

Substantive Changes

Argosy University
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Distance Education Program)
Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction (Distance Education Program) (previously posted)
Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (Distance Education Program) (previously posted)

 

Fuller Theological Seminary (previously posted)
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (non-clinical) (New Degree Program)

 

Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (previously posted)
Master of Arts in Christian Counseling (New Degree Program)

 

Humboldt State University (previously posted)
Master of Arts in Applied Anthropology (Distance Education Program)
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies option (Distance Education Program)

 

John F. Kennedy University (previously posted)
Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences (Distance Education Program)
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies (Distance Education Program)
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Distance Education Program)
Bachelor of Art in Legal Studies (Distance Education Program)
Bachelor of Arts in Convergence Journalism (Distance Education Program)

 

Life Pacific College
Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Psychology, residential program (New Degree Program)
Bachelor Arts in Business Administration, residential program (New Degree Program)

 

San Jose State University
Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (New Degree Program)

 

Southern California University of Health Sciences (previously posted)
Professional Doctorate in Oriental Medicine (New Degree Program)

 

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (previously posted)
Doctor of Education in Educational Psychology and Technology (Distance Education Program)
Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis (Distance Education Program)

 

Touro University Worldwide (previously posted)
Fast Track Authorization for Distance Education Programs
Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (Distance Education Program)

 

Trident University International (previously posted)
Master of Science in Leadership (Distance Education Program)
Bachelor of Science in Leadership (Distance Education Program)

 

University of California, San Diego (previously posted)
Master of Advanced Studies – Architecture-based Enterprise Systems Engineering (Distance Education Program)