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National University

9388 Lightwave Avenue

San Diego, CA 92123

United States

Telephone: 858-642-8000

URL: http://www.nu.edu

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

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://studentachievement.nu.edu/

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

Most Recent Commission Action: June 28, 2024

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. 1975

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1977

Undergraduate FTE: 6,482

Graduate FTE: 14,504

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. 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. Quarter

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerJoseph HoeyAssistant Chief of Staff, Vice President for Assessment & Accreditationjhoey@nu.edu
Board of Directors ChairRuthann HeinrichRetired Executiverheinrich@icloud.com
Chief Academic OfficerJohn Cicerojcicero@nu.edu
Chief Executive OfficerMark MillironPresident and CEOmmilliron@nu.edu
Chief Financial OfficerKaren WhitneyEVP, Office of Strategy and Sustainabilitykwhitney@nu.edu
Director Institutional ResearchAngela BaldasareDeputy Chief of Staff and VP Institutional Research & Planningabaldasare@nu.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
114603029 Palms29 PalmsAdditionalActive
Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare TrainingSan DiegoAdditionalActive
01146021FresnoFresnoAdditionalActive
IOFF-77 Cerritos Community College LocationNorwalkAdditionalActive
01146019Los AngelesLos AngelesAdditionalActive
Marine Corps Air Station YumaYumaAdditionalActive
Military – Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Learning Center (Miramar)San DiegoAdditionalActive
Military – Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Learning CenterCamp PendletonAdditionalActive
Military – Marine Corps Recruit Depot Learning Center (MCRD)San DiegoAdditionalActive
Military – Naval Base San Diego Learning Center (32nd Street)San DiegoAdditionalActive
Military – Naval Medical Learning Center (Naval Hospital)San DiegoAdditionalActive
01146000National University, Main CampusSan DiegoMain CampusActive
Naval Air Station North IslandSan DiegoAdditionalActive
Naval Base Coronado (Naval Amphibious Base)CoronadoAdditionalActive
ONTOFF-9 – San Bernardino City USDSan BernardinoAdditionalActive
01146012Rancho BernardoSan DiegoAdditionalActive
01146025Rancho CordovaRancho CordovaAdditionalActive
01146020SHOFF-4 & SHOFF-12 – College of the CanyonsSanta ClaritaAdditionalActive
01146026SJOF-25 – Pleasant Hill CampusPleasant HillAdditionalActive
San Diego – South BayChula VistaAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Academic Certificate in Trauma StudiesNon-degree2021Distance Education
Associate of Arts in General EducationAssociate1991On-Site
Associate of Arts in General EducationAssociate2001Distance Education
Associate of Science in BusinessAssociate2012Distance Education
Associate of Science in BusinessAssociate2012On-Site
Associate of Science in General EducationAssociate2017Distance Education
Associate of Science in Human BiologyAssociate2012On-Site
Associate of Science in Paralegal StudiesAssociate2020Distance Education
Associate of Science in Paralegal StudiesAssociate2011On-Site
Bachelor Science in CybersecurityBachelors2016On-Site
Bachelor of Arts Integrative PsychologyBachelorsDistance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Developement w/ITL Prelim Multiple Sub CredBachelors2004Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Developement w/ITL Prelim Multiple Sub CredBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood EducationBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood EducationBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in EnglishBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in English w/SSMP & ITL Prelim SS CredentialBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in General StudiesBachelors2012Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in General StudiesBachelors1978On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in HistoryBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in HistoryBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Marketing & CommunicationBachelors2011Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Integrative PsychologyBachelors2017Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary StudiesBachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary StudiesBachelors1994On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in EducationBachelors2023Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies w/Prelim MS Teaching Cred.Bachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in ManagementBachelors1994On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in ManagementBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Political ScienceBachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law StudiesBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in PsychologyBachelors1998On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in PsychologyBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in PsychologyBachelors2022Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Social Science w/CA Prelim Single Subject CredentialBachelors2012Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in SociologyBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in SociologyBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Sport PsychologyBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Sports PsychologyBachelors2009Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Strategic CommunicationsBachelors2010Distance Education
Bachelor of Business AdministrationBachelors1999Distance Education
Bachelor of Business AdministrationBachelors1988On-Site
Bachelor of Business AdministrationBachelors2022Distance Education
Bachelor of Public AdministrationBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Public AdministrationBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Science Financial ManagementBachelors2014Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in AccountancyBachelors1996Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in AccountancyBachelors1996On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Allied HealthBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in BiologyBachelors2000On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory ScienceBachelors2019On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory ScienceBachelors2011Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Computer ScienceBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Computer ScienceBachelors2004On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Construction ManagementBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice AdministrationBachelors1981On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice AdministrationBachelors2000Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in CybersecurityBachelors2016Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in CybersecurityBachelors2017Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Data ScienceBachelors2023Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer EngineeringBachelors2014Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer EngineeringBachelors2017On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Financial ManagementBachelors1999On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare AdministrationBachelors2011Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare AdministrationBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency ManagementBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency ManagementBachelors2012On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Human Resource ManagementBachelors2023Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Information SystemsBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Information SystemsBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology ManagementBachelors1996On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology ManagementBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain ManagementBachelors2023Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Design EngineeringBachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Design EngineeringBachelors2008On-Site
Bachelor of Science in MarketingBachelors2023Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated Post-Bachelor Degree)Bachelors2004On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Generic Entry)Bachelors1999On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN Completion)Bachelors2004Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN Completion)Bachelors2004On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Organizational LeadershipBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Organizational LeadershipBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Paralegal StudiesBachelors2007On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Paralegal StudiesBachelors2020Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Project ManagementBachelors2023Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Public HealthBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Public HealthBachelors2012Distance Education
Center for Creative Leadership Master of Business AdministrationMasters2021Distance Education
Clear Administrative Services Credential Induction ProgramNon-degree2010Distance Education
Digital Media DesignBachelors2005Distance Education
Doctor of Business AdministrationProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Criminal JusticeProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Education in Educational LeadershipProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Education in Instructional DesignProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Education in Nursing EducationProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Education in Organizational Innovation (EdD)Professional Doctorate2019Distance Education
Doctor of Health AdministrationProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia PracticeProfessional Doctorate2019On-Site
Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive LeadershipProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Business AdministrationResearch DoctorateDistance Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Computer ScienceResearch Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy in CybersecurityResearch Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Data ScienceResearch Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy in EducationResearch Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Human Resource ManagementResearch Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Instructional DesignResearch Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family TherapyResearch Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy in PsychologyResearch Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy in PsychologyResearch Doctorate2024Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Technology ManagementResearch Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)Professional Doctorate2021On-Site
Doctor of Public AdministrationProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctorate of Marriage and Family TherapyProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Education SpecialistEducation SpecialistDistance Education
Emergency Medical Technician Certificate of CompletionNon-degree2011On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence & Machine LearningNon-degree2023Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Conflict ResolutionNon-degree2024Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Consciousness & Transformative StudiesNon-degree2023Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Forensic and Crime Scene InvestigationsNon-degree2010Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Health InformaticsNon-degree2010Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Trauma StudiesNon-degree2023Distance Education
Inspired Teaching and Learning Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching CredentialBachelors2007On-Site
Juris DoctorProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Master of AccountingMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Arts in Conflict ResolutionMasters2024Distance Education
Master of Arts in Consciousness & Transformative StudiesMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Arts in Counseling PsychologyMasters2019Distance Education
Master of Arts in Counseling PsychologyMasters1978On-Site
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (JFKU track)Masters2021On-Site
Master of Arts in EducationMasters2020Distance Education
Master of Arts in EnglishMasters2005Distance Education
Master of Arts in Human BehaviorMasters1982On-Site
Master of Arts in Human BehaviorMasters2006Distance Education
Master of Arts in Human Resource ManagementMasters2006Distance Education
Master of Arts in Human Resource ManagementMasters1983On-Site
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family TherapyMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Arts in Performance PsychologyMasters2011Distance Education
Master of Arts in PsychologyMasters2021On-Site
Master of Arts in PsychologyMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Arts in Social Emotional LearningMasters2020Distance Education
Master of Arts in Sport and Performance PsychologyMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Arts in Strategic CommunicationsMasters2008Distance Education
Master of Bilingual Education with a Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject TeMasters2023Distance Education
Master of Business AdministrationMasters1974On-Site
Master of Business AdministrationMasters2004Distance Education
Master of Business AdministrationMasters2024Distance Education
Master of Criminal Justice LeadershipMasters2012Distance Education
Master of Early Childhood EducationMasters2018Distance Education
Master of Early Childhood EducationMasters2020On-Site
Master of EducationMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Education in Educational LeadershipMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Education in Inspired Teaching & Learning w/Prelim CredMasters2001On-Site
Master of Education in Inspired Teaching & Learning w/Prelim CredMasters2006Distance Education
Master of Education in Special Education w/Prelim Ed Spec Cred: Extensive SupporMasters2001On-Site
Master of Education in Special Education w/Prelim Ed Spec Cred: Mild/ModerateMasters2001Distance Education
Master of Education in Special Education w/Prelim Ed Spec Cred: Mild/ModerateMasters2001On-Site
Master of Education in Special Education w/Prelim Ed Spec Cred: Mod/SevereMasters2006Distance Education
Master of Forensic SciencesMasters2001Distance Education
Master of Forensic SciencesMasters1980On-Site
Master of Global Human ResourcesMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Health AdministrationMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Healthcare AdministrationMasters2008On-Site
Master of Healthcare AdministrationMasters2011Distance Education
Master of Healthcare Quality and SafetyMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Law and BusinessMasters2023Distance Education
Master of Legal StudiesMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Public AdministrationMasters2005Distance Education
Master of Public AdministrationMasters1979On-Site
Master of Public HealthMasters2009On-Site
Master of Public HealthMasters2012Distance Education
Master of Science in Applied Behavior AnalysisMasters2016On-Site
Master of Science in Applied Behavior AnalysisMasters2016Distance Education
Master of Science in Applied School LeadershipMasters2008On-Site
Master of Science in Child and Adolescent Developmental PsychologyMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Science in Computer ScienceMasters2003On-Site
Master of Science in Computer ScienceMasters2005Distance Education
Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Information AssuranceMasters2000On-Site
Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Information AssuranceMasters2011Distance Education
Master of Science in Data ScienceMasters2015On-Site
Master of Science in Data ScienceMasters2015Distance Education
Master of Science in Educational Administration w/Prelim Cred OptionMasters2001Distance Education
Master of Science in Educational Administration w/Prelim Cred OptionMasters1987On-Site
Master of Science in Educational CounselingMasters1988On-Site
Master of Science in Educational Counseling Community College Counseling EmphasiMasters2013Distance Education
Master of Science in Educational Counseling w/ PPSP CredentialMasters1999On-Site
Master of Science in Educational Counseling w/ PPSP CredentialMasters2013Distance Education
Master of Science in Educational PsychologyMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Science in Engineering ManagementMasters2005On-Site
Master of Science in Engineering ManagementMasters2005Distance Education
Master of Science in EntrepreneurshipMasters2023Distance Education
Master of Science in Forensic PsychologyMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Science in Health InformaticsMasters2012Distance Education
Master of Science in Health PsychologyMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Science in Higher Education AdministrationMasters2012Distance Education
Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency ManagementMasters2016On-Site
Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency ManagementMasters2016Distance Education
Master of Science in Industrial & Organizational PsychologyMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Science in Information TechnologyMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Science in Instructional DesignMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Science in Leadership StudiesMasters2003On-Site
Master of Science in Leadership StudiesMasters2005Distance Education
Master of Science in Learning Experience Design and Educational TechnologyMasters2006Distance Education
Master of Science in MarketingMasters2019Distance Education
Master of Science in Marketing (onsite)Masters2020On-Site
Master of Science in NursingMasters2015Distance Education
Master of Science in NursingMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Science in Nursing with Family Nurse Practitioner SpecializationMasters2015Distance Education
Master of Science in Organizational LeadershipMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Science in School PsychologyMasters2014Distance Education
Master of Science in School PsychologyMasters1999On-Site
Master of Science in School Psychology w/PPSP CredentialMasters1999On-Site
Master of Science in School Psychology w/PPSP CredentialMasters2013Distance Education
Master of Science in Sport PsychologyMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Science in Technology ManagementMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Social Work – Foundation and Advance StandingMasters2022Distance Education
PHD-EDL – Doctor of Philosophy in Educational LeadershipResearch Doctorate2022Distance Education
Paralegal CertificateNon-degree2022Distance Education
Paralegal Specialist Certificate – CorporationsNon-degree2020Distance Education
Paralegal Specialist Certificate with Corporations SpecializationNon-degree2010On-Site
Paralegal Specialist Certificate with Criminal Law SpecializationNon-degree2010On-Site
Paralegal Specialist Certificate with Litigation SpecializationNon-degree2010On-Site
Paralegal Specialist Certificate – Criminal LawNon-degree2020Distance Education
Paralegal Specialist Certificate – LitigationNon-degree2020Distance Education
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in EducationNon-degree2022Distance Education
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in PsychologyNon-degree2022Distance Education
Post-Bachelor Certificate in BusinessNon-degree2022Distance Education
Post-Credential Bilingual Authorization (Spanish) for Multiple Subject, Single SNon-degree2024Distance Education
Post-Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner CertificateNon-degree2017Distance Education
Post-Graduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner CertificateNon-degree2017Distance Education
Post-Master’s Certificate Nursing Quality and SafetyNon-degree2024Distance Education
Post-Masters Certificate in EducationNon-degree2022Distance Education
Post-Masters Certificate in PsychologyNon-degree2022Distance Education
Preliminary Administration Services CredentialNon-degree2010On-Site
Preliminary Education Specialist Credential: Mild/Moderate DisabilitiesNon-degree2010Distance Education
Preliminary Education Specialist Credential: Moderate/Severe DisabilitiesNon-degree2010Distance Education
Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching CredentialNon-degree2010Distance Education
Preliminary Single Subject Teaching CredentialNon-degree2010Distance Education
Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School CounselingNon-degree2010Distance Education
Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School PsychologyNon-degree2010Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate Licensed Vocational Nurse “30-45 Unit” OptionNon-degree2010On-Site
Undergraduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse CounselingNon-degree2010Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate in Alternative Dispute ResolutionNon-degree2010Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate in Criminal Justice AdministrationNon-degree2010Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate: ECE Curriculum ConnectionsNon-degree2023Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate: Early Childhood Education STEAM IntegrationNon-degree2023Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate: Early Childhood FoundationsNon-degree2023Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate: Early Childhood Social AdvocacyNon-degree2023Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate: Fostering Early Childhood Education LeadersNon-degree2023Distance Education
University Internship for Education Specialist Credential: Mild/Moderate DisabilNon-degree2010On-Site
University Internship for Education Specialist Credential: Moderate/Severe DisabNon-degree2010On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2024Special Visit
Fall2025Progress Report
Fall2027Offsite Review
Spring2028Accreditation Visit