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American Jewish University

15600 Mulholland Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90077-1599

United States

Telephone: 310-476-9777

URL: www.aju.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Tamela Hawley

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://www.aju.edu/student-assessment-data

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: May 26, 2021

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1961

Undergraduate FTE: 35

Graduate FTE: 54

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerRobbie TottenCAO & ALOrtotten@aju.edu
Board of Directors ChairVirginia MaasChair of the Board of Directorsvamaas@sbcglobal.net
Chief Academic OfficerRobbie TottenCAO & ALOrtotten@aju.edu
Chief Executive OfficerJeffrey HerbstPresidentjeffrey.herbst@aju.edu
Chief Financial OfficerAdrian BreitfeldVice President of Finance and Administrationadrian.breitfeld@aju.edu
Director Institutional ResearchDanielle SassmanSenior Director of Assessment, Institutional Research, and Registrar Servicesdanielle.sassman@aju.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00274100American Jewish UniversityLos AngelesMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Education Pedagogy and CurriculumNon-degree2020On-Site
Advanced Certificate in Special Needs in Early Childhood EducationNon-degree2020On-Site
Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education Distance LearningBachelors2020Distance Education
Basic Certificate in Early Childhood EducationNon-degree2020On-Site
Biology and BioethicsBachelors1993On-Site
Business Administration and InnovationBachelors1988On-Site
Certificate in Nonprofit Management and FundraisingNon-degree2018On-Site
Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Social EntrepreneurshipNon-degree2018On-Site
Early Childhood EducationBachelors2019On-Site
EducationMasters1986On-Site
Education StudiesBachelors2018On-Site
Global StudiesBachelors2018On-Site
Individualized StudiesBachelors1988On-Site
Jewish Education (Certificate)Non-degree2018On-Site
Jewish StudiesBachelors1984On-Site
Legal StudiesBachelors2018On-Site
Liberal StudiesBachelors1997On-Site
MBA in Nonprofit ManagementMasters1978On-Site
Master of Arts in Jewish Communal StudiesMasters2004On-Site
Master of Arts in Nonprofit ManagementMasters1988On-Site
Masters of Arts in Education in Early Childhood EducationMasters2018On-Site
Masters of Arts in Jewish Studies (MAJS)Masters2020On-Site
Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT)Masters1975On-Site
Media ArtsBachelors1988On-Site
Nonprofit Business Certificate for RabbisNon-degree2019On-Site
Political ScienceBachelors2018On-Site
PsychologyBachelors1988On-Site
Rabbinic StudiesMasters1996On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2023Offsite Review
Spring2024Accreditation Visit