Statement of Accreditation Status
California State University, San Bernardino

5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397
United States

The OPEID number is used by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) to identify schools that have Program Participation Agreements (PPA) for purposes of eligibility to participate in Federal Student Financial Assistance programs under Title IV.

Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, February 20, 2015
First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported.


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

Multi-institution System
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.

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Clare Weber Deputy Provost and Vice Provost for Academic Programs [at]
Board of Directors Chair Lillian Kimbell Chair of the Board of Trustees of the CSU trusteesecretariat [at]
Chief Academic Officer Shari McMahan Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs smcmahan [at]
Chief Executive Officer Tomás Morales President tmorales [at]
Chief Financial Officer Douglas Freer Vice President for Administration & Finance dfreer [at]
Director Institutional Research Muriel Lopez-Wagner Chief Data Officer and Associate Vice President muriel.lopez-wagner [at]
Degree Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Accountancy Masters 2009 On-Site
Accountancy 3:2 Masters 2009 On-Site
Accounting Certificate Non-degree 1978 On-Site
Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization Credential Non-degree 1981 On-Site
Administration Bachelors 1972 On-Site
Administrative Services Preliminary Credential Non-degree 1974 On-Site
Administrative Services Preliminary Internship Credential Non-degree 1992 On-Site
Administrative Services Professional Credential Non-degree 1988 On-Site
Anthropology Bachelors 1970 On-Site
Applied Archaeology Masters 2015 On-Site
Applied Cultural Anthropology Certificate Non-degree 2015 On-Site
Arabic Certificate Non-degree 2007 On-Site
Arabic Language Literature and Culture Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Archaeology Certificate Non-degree 2001 On-Site
Art Masters 2007 On-Site
Asian Studies Certificate Non-degree 2008 On-Site
Autism Spectrum Disorder Added Authorization in Special Education Credential Non-degree 2011 On-Site
Bilingual/Cross-Cultural Studies: Spanish/English Certificate Non-degree 1979 On-Site
Bioinformatics Bachelors 2007 On-Site
Biology Bachelors 1965 On-Site
Biology Masters 1974 On-Site
Biotechnology Certificate Non-degree 2001 On-Site
Business Administration Masters 2000 Distance Education
Business Administration Masters 1977 On-Site
Business Skills for the Artist Certificate Non-degree 1984 On-Site
California Indian Languages and Cultures Certificate Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Career and Technical Education Certificate Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Career and Technical Studies Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Chemistry Bachelors 1966 On-Site
Child Development Masters 2009 On-Site
Coaching Certificate Non-degree 1988 On-Site
Communication Bachelors 1993 On-Site
Communication Skills Certificate Non-degree 1994 On-Site
Communication Studies Masters 2001 On-Site
Computer Engineering Bachelors 2007 On-Site
Computer Science Bachelors 1983 On-Site
Computer Science Masters 1994 On-Site
Computer Systems Bachelors 2003 On-Site
Computer Systems and Programming Certificate Non-degree 1978 On-Site
Conflict Management Certificate Non-degree 2000 On-Site
Counseling and Guidance Masters 1992 On-Site
Counseling Certificate Non-degree 2013 On-Site
Criminal Justice Bachelors 2008 Distance Education
Criminal Justice Bachelors 1974 On-Site
Criminal Justice Masters 2007 On-Site
Cyber Security Certificate Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Cyber Security Professional Cerificate Non-degree 2017 Distance Education
Cyber Security Professional Certificate Non-degree 2017 On-Site
Designated Subjects Career and Technical Education Credential Non-degree 2012 On-Site
E-Learning Certificate Non-degree 2010 On-Site
Early Childhood Special Education Added Authorization Credential Non-degree 2011 On-Site
Earth and Environmental Studies Masters 2006 On-Site
Economics Bachelors 1969 On-Site
Education Masters 2007 Distance Education
Education Masters 1976 On-Site
Education Certificate Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Education of the Gifted and Talented Certificate Non-degree 1987 On-Site
Education Specialist Clear Credential Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Educational Administration Masters 1989 On-Site
Educational Leadership Professional Doctorate 2007 On-Site
Educational Technology Certificate Non-degree 1987 On-Site
English Bachelors 1986 On-Site
English Composition Masters 1980 On-Site
English Creative Writing Bachelors 1989 On-Site
Environmental Studies Bachelors 1994 On-Site
Fitness Management Certificate Non-degree 1988 On-Site
French Bachelors 2007 On-Site
French/English Translation Certificate Non-degree 1979 On-Site
Gender and Sexuality Studies Certificate Non-degree 1977 On-Site
Geographic Information Systems Certificate Non-degree 2003 On-Site
Geography Bachelors 1971 On-Site
Geology Bachelors 1991 On-Site
German/English Translators Certificate Non-degree 1978 On-Site
Gerontology Certificate Non-degree 1988 On-Site
Health Care Management Certificate Non-degree 2003 On-Site
Health Equity and Health Disparities Certificate Non-degree 2013 On-Site
Health Science Bachelors 1974 On-Site
Health Services Administration Masters 1988 On-Site
Healthcare Spanish Certificate Non-degree 2015 On-Site
Hispanic Literatures Certificate Non-degree 2014 On-Site
History Bachelors 1965 On-Site
Hospitality Management Certificate Non-degree 2017 On-Site
Human Development Bachelors 1983 On-Site
Information Systems and Technology Masters 2017 On-Site
Information Systems and Technology Bachelors 2016 On-Site
Information Systems Management Non-degree 1996 On-Site
Intedislipinary Programs-AmericanStudies Bachelors 1978 On-Site
Intelligence Methodology Certificate Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Interdisciplinary Studies Masters 1990 On-Site
International Relations Certificate Non-degree 1975 On-Site
Introductory Actuarial Science Certificate Non-degree 2001 On-Site
Introductory Mathematics Certificate Non-degree 2010 On-Site
Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Certificate Non-degree 2008 On-Site
Japanese Language and Culture Certificate Non-degree 2014 On-Site
Kinesiology Bachelors 1997 On-Site
Liberal Studies Bachelors 1974 On-Site
Mathematics Bachelors 1965 On-Site
Mathematics Masters 1992 On-Site
Multiple Subject Credential Non-degree 2003 On-Site
Museum Studies Certificate Non-degree 1984 On-Site
Music Bachelors 1989 On-Site
National Cyber Security Studies Masters 2015 On-Site
National Security Studies Masters 1986 On-Site
Native Nations/Indigenous Peoples Studies Certificate Non-degree 2012 On-Site
Nursing Bachelors 1974 On-Site
Nursing Masters 1990 On-Site
Nutrition and Food Sciences Bachelors 2001 On-Site
Philosophy Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Physics Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Political Science Bachelors 1965 On-Site
Psychological Sciences Masters 1985 On-Site
Psychology Bachelors 1966 On-Site
Psychology Masters 1974 On-Site
Public Administration Masters 2007 On-Site
Public Health Masters 2006 On-Site
Pupil Personnel Services Credential: School Counseling Credential Non-degree 1988 On-Site
Pupil Personnel Services Credential: School Psychology Credential Non-degree 1987 On-Site
Puppetry Certificate Non-degree 2006 On-Site
Reading and Literacy Certficate Non-degree 1987 On-Site
Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential Non-degree 1987 On-Site
Real Estate Certificate Non-degree 2015 On-Site
Recreation Leadership Certificate Non-degree 1988 On-Site
Rehabilitation Counseling Masters 1986 On-Site
Rehabilitation Counseling Certificate Non-degree 1984 On-Site
School Business Management Certificate Non-degree 1987 On-Site
School Psychology Education Specialist 2017 On-Site
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education Masters 2014 On-Site
Single Subject Credential - Intern Track Credential Non-degree 1993 On-Site
Single Subject Credential - Student Teaching Track Credential Non-degree 1993 On-Site
Social Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate Non-degree 2017 On-Site
Social Sciences Bachelors 2006 On-Site
Social Sciences and Globalization Masters 1991 On-Site
Social Services Certificate Non-degree 1982 On-Site
Social Work Masters 2013 Distance Education
Social Work Bachelors 2005 On-Site
Social Work Masters 1989 On-Site
Sociology Bachelors 1966 On-Site
Spanish Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Spanish Masters 2005 On-Site
Spanish Applied Linguistics Certificate Non-degree 2017 On-Site
Spanish for Public Services Certificate Non-degree 1979 On-Site
Special Education Masters 2015 On-Site
Special Major Bachelors 1974 On-Site
Supply Chain Management Certificate Non-degree 1998 On-Site
Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate Non-degree 2010 On-Site
Teaching Mathematics Masters 2003 On-Site
Teaching Writing Certificate Non-degree 2013 On-Site
Theatre Arts Bachelors 1978 On-Site
Theatre Arts Masters 2006 On-Site
Theatre for Youth Certificate Non-degree 1989 On-Site
Urban Planning Certificate Non-degree 1983 On-Site
Writing: Creative Writing Certificate Non-degree 1975 On-Site
Writing: Professional Writing Certificate Non-degree 1985 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Spring 2021 Offsite Review
Fall 2021 Accreditation Visit

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