Statement of Accreditation Status
International Technological University

3120 Scott Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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 on Show Cause- An Order to Show Cause is a decision by the Commission to terminate the accreditation of the institution within a maximum period of one year from the date of the Order, unless the institution can show cause why such action should not be taken. Such an Order may be issued when an institution is found to be in substantial noncompliance with one or more Commission Standards or, having been placed on Warning or Probation for at least one year, has not been found to have made sufficient progress to come into compliance with the Standards. An Order to Show Cause may also be issued as a summary sanction for unethical institutional behavior (see 'Summary Sanctions for Unethical Institutional Behavior'). In response to the Order, the institution has the burden of proving why its candidacy or accreditation should not be terminated. The institution must demonstrate that it has responded satisfactorily to Commission concerns, has come into compliance with all Commission Standards, and will likely be able to sustain compliance.

The candidate or accredited status of the institution continues during the Show Cause period, but during this period, any new site or degree program initiated by the institution is regarded as a substantive change and requires prior approval. (See the Substantive Change Manual for details.) In addition, the institution may be subject to special scrutiny by the Commission, which may include special conditions and the requirement to submit prescribed reports or receive special visits by representatives of the Commission.

Accredited on Show Cause
Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, June 25, 2021
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.

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.

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.

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Patty Wiggin Director of Online Services pwiggin [at]
Board of Directors Chair John DuBois Board of Director's Chair (Chairperson of the Board) duboisjw [at]
Chief Academic Officer Yau-Gene Chan CEO and President ygchan [at]
Chief Executive Officer Yau-Gene Chan CEO and President ygchan [at]
Chief Financial Officer Amal Mougharbel CFO amougharbel [at]
Director Institutional Research Conchi Cambra csaenz-cambra [at]
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Business Administration Masters 1996 On-Site
Business Administration Research Doctorate 2008 On-Site
Computer Engineering Masters 1994 On-Site
Computer Science Masters 2016 On-Site
Digital Arts Masters 2008 On-Site
Electrical Engineering Masters 1994 On-Site
Electrical Engineering Research Doctorate 1994 On-Site
Engineering Management Masters 2009 On-Site
Information and Cybersecurity Masters 2018 On-Site
Interdisciplinary Sciences Research Doctorate 2007 On-Site
Open Campus Non-degree 2015 On-Site
Software Engineering Masters 1994 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Fall 2021 Interim Report

Interim Reports focus on specific issues of concern identified as part of the comprehensive review process, annual report submission, the complaint process, substantive change, or other interactions with the Commission. The purpose of Interim Reports is to ensure that institutions continue to meet the Core Commitments and Standards with respect to the identified areas of concern.

Fall 2023 Offsite Review
Spring 2024 Accreditation Visit

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