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Fielding Graduate University

2020 De la Vina Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

United States

Telephone: 805-687-1099


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

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. http:/

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

Most Recent Commission Action: November 13, 2023

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 1978

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1982

Undergraduate FTE: 0

Graduate FTE: 840

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. Trimester

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerAlma Boutin-MartinezAssociate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Continuous
Board of Directors ChairKaren BogartBoard
Chief Academic OfficerWendi WilliamsProvost and Senior Vice
Chief Executive OfficerKatrina
Director Institutional ResearchMarine DumasDirector of Institutional
Chief Financial OfficerJune KleinVice President and Chief Financial
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
02096100Fielding Graduate UniversitySanta BarbaraMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Academic Leadership CertificateNon-degree2016Distance Education
Applied Media PsychologyMasters2008Distance Education
Clinical Neuropsychology CertificateNon-degree1995Distance Education
Clinical Psychology CertificateNon-degree2013Distance Education
Comprehensive Evidence Based Coaching CertificateNon-degree2006Distance Education
Doctor of EducationProfessional Doctorate1996Distance Education
Evidence Based Coaching for Organization Leadership CertificateNon-degree2013Distance Education
Human DevelopmentResearch Doctorate1979Distance Education
Infant and Early Childhood DevelopmentResearch Doctorate2015Distance Education
Infant and Early Childhood Development Teach OutResearch Doctorate2014Distance Education
Infant, Child, and Family Mental Health and DevelopmentMasters2023Distance Education
Master’s in EducationMasters2022Distance Education
Media Psychology CertificateNon-degree2015Distance Education
Organizational Development & ChangeResearch Doctorate1979Distance Education
Organizational Development & LeadershipMasters1996Distance Education
PsychologyResearch Doctorate1974Distance Education
Respecialization in Clinical Psychology CertificateNon-degree1999Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2024Special Visit
Fall2025Offsite Review
Spring2026Accreditation Visit