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American Jewish University

15600 Mulholland Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90077-1599

United States

Telephone: 310-476-9777


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.

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

Accreditation Liaison OfficerRobbie TottenCAO &
Board of Directors ChairVirginia MaasChair of the Board of
Chief Academic OfficerRobbie TottenCAO &
Chief Executive OfficerJeffrey
Chief Financial OfficerAdrian BreitfeldVice President of Finance and
Director Institutional ResearchDanielle SassmanSenior Director of Assessment, Institutional Research, and Registrar
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
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
Rabbinic StudiesMasters1996On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2023Offsite Review
Spring2024Accreditation Visit