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The Chicago School

707 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 600

Los Angeles, CA 90017

United States

Telephone: 213-615-7200


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: November 15, 2023

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2011

Undergraduate FTE: 204

Graduate FTE: 3,652

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. Semester

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerMelea FieldsAVP Accreditation/ALO, Licensure & State
Board of Directors ChairTerrance LayngBoard
Chief Academic OfficerTed ScholzChief Academic Officer/Vice President of Academic
Chief Executive OfficerMichele
Chief Financial OfficerLee Russell-BrownAssociate VP of Business
Director Institutional ResearchKevin McPhersonDirector of Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
College of Nursing and Advanced Health ProfessionsRichardsonAdditionalActive
The Chicago School – AnaheimAnaheimAdditionalActive
02155307The Chicago School – ChiChicagoBranch CampusActive
02155306The Chicago School – DCWashington D.C.Branch CampusActive
02155300The Chicago School – LALos AngelesMain CampusActive
02155311The Chicago School – Richardson/DallasRichardsonBranch CampusActive
02155309The Chicago School – San DiegoSan DiegoAdditionalActive
02155308The Chicago School – XULA StandaloneNew OrleansAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
BA PsychologyBachelors2014Distance Education
BA PsychologyBachelors2017On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in CriminologyBachelors2020Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in NursingBachelors2019Distance Education
Bachelor of Science, Business PsychologyBachelors2022Distance Education
Bachelor of Science, Healthcare ManagementBachelors2020Distance Education
Certificate in Behavioral EconomicsNon-degree2021Distance Education
Certificate in Child and Adolescent PsychologyNon-degree2008Distance Education
Certificate in Clinical Rotations for Clinical PsychopharmacologyNon-degree2019Distance Education
Certificate in Forensic Psychology M.A. Non-Licensure Track to Licensure BridgNon-degree2018On-Site
Certificate in Forensic Psychology M.A. Non-Licensure Track to Licensure BridgNon-degree2018Distance Education
Certificate in Online Teaching and LearningNon-degree2022Distance Education
Certificate in Organizational LeadershipNon-degree2021Distance Education
Certificate in Social and Community Psychology (Espanol)Non-degree2023Distance Education
Certificate in Suicide and Cyberbullying PreventionNon-degree2021Distance Education
Crisis-Informed Care for a Diverse, Globalized WorldNon-degree2019Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy, Behavior AnalysisResearch Doctorate2022Distance Education
Doctor of Philosophy, Counselor Education and SupervisionResearch Doctorate2021Distance Education
Doctor of Psychology, Applied Clinical PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2021Distance Education
Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Forensic PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2021Distance Education
Doctor of Psychology, Clinical PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2021Distance Education
Doctor of Psychology, Marital and Family TherapyProfessional Doctorate2021Distance Education
Doctor of Psychology, School PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2021Distance Education
EdD Educational Psychology and TechnologyProfessional Doctorate2015Distance Education
EdD Organizational Leadership (teach-out)Professional Doctorate2019On-Site
EdD Organizational Leadership (teach-out)Professional Doctorate2019Distance Education
EdD School PsychologyResearch Doctorate2012On-Site
EdS School PsychologyEducation Specialist2006On-Site
Education Specialist School PsychologyNon-degree2021Distance Education
Forensic Psychology Licensure Track BridgeNon-degree2018Distance Education
Industrial and Organizational Generalist CertificateNon-degree2007Distance Education
Instruction Design Certificate ProgramNon-degree2019Distance Education
MA Applied PsychologyMasters2008Distance Education
MA Behavioral EconomicsMasters2014Distance Education
MA Clinical Mental Health CounselingMasters2014Distance Education
MA Clinical Mental Health CounselingMasters2015On-Site
MA Clinical PsychologyMasters2008On-Site
MA Clinical PsychologyMasters2001On-Site
MA Counseling PsychologyMasters2003On-Site
MA Forensic PsychologyMasters2007Distance Education
MA Forensic PsychologyMasters2002On-Site
MA Industrial and Organizational PsychologyMasters2007Distance Education
MA Industrial and Organizational PsychologyMasters2001On-Site
MA International PsychologyMasters2014Distance Education
MA Marriage, Couples, and Family TherapyMasters2020On-Site
MA Organizational LeadershipMasters2014Distance Education
MA PsychopharmacologyMasters2019Distance Education
MS ABA/MA CP (dual enrollment degree)Masters2016On-Site
MS Applied Behavior AnalysisMasters2004On-Site
MS Applied Behavior AnalysisMasters2014Distance Education
MS Clinical PsychopharmacologyMasters2018Distance Education
Master of Arts in Counseling PsychologyMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Arts in Marriage, Couples, and Family TherapyMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Arts in PsychologyMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Arts, Applied Behavior AnalysisMasters2021On-Site
Master of Health Service AdministrationMasters2018Distance Education
Master of Public HealthMasters2014Distance Education
Master of Public HealthMasters2015On-Site
PhD Applied Behavior AnalysisResearch Doctorate2008On-Site
PhD Behavior AnalysisResearch Doctorate2015Distance Education
PhD Business PsychologyResearch Doctorate2014Distance Education
PhD Business PsychologyResearch Doctorate2014On-Site
PhD Clinical PsychologyResearch Doctorate2011On-Site
PhD Counselor Education & SupervisionResearch Doctorate2012On-Site
PhD International PsychologyResearch Doctorate2009On-Site
PhD International PsychologyResearch Doctorate2009Distance Education
PhD Organizational LeadershipResearch Doctorate2009Distance Education
PhD Organizational LeadershipResearch Doctorate2009On-Site
PhD Psychology Behavior Analysis specializationResearch Doctorate2014On-Site
Post- Bachelor’s Certificate in Applied Behavior AnalysisNon-degree2021Distance Education
Post- Bachelor’s Certificate in Applied Behavior AnalysisNon-degree2021On-Site
Post-Master’s Certificate in Applied Behavior AnalysisNon-degree2007Distance Education
Post-Master’s Certificate in Applied Behavior AnalysisNon-degree2014On-Site
Psy D School PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2017On-Site
PsyD Applied Clinical PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2008On-Site
PsyD Business PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2010Distance Education
PsyD Business PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2004On-Site
PsyD Clinical Forensic PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2009On-Site
PsyD Clinical PsychologyProfessional Doctorate1980On-Site
PsyD Marital and Family TherapyProfessional Doctorate2008On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2026Offsite Review
Spring2027Accreditation Visit