Accreditation

Accreditation is a method to ensure that institutions of higher education satisfy certain standards. A set of independent accrediting agencies review universities and their programs to enforce quality, such as if the university has sufficient resources, faculty, and student services. 

 

Regional Accreditation

Dominican University of California is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Dominican University of California is committed to complying with the requirements enumerated by WASC in its accreditation process.

Review the Statement of Accreditation Status and other details regarding Dominican’s WSCUC accreditation.

WASC Senior College and University Commission
985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 748-9001
 

Specialized Accreditation

In addition, certain programs of the University have specialized accreditation.

National Association of Schools of Art and Design
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
(703) 437-0700

The Dominican Art History, Graphic Art, and Studio Art degree curriculum meets the national education requirements. Please contact the National Association of Schools of Art and Design for more information.

 

The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Dominican University of California is accredited by:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCE)
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 887-6791

State of California Board of Registered Nursing 
P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento, CA 94244-2100
(916) 322-3350


The Dominican nursing baccalaureate degree nursing program curriculum meets the education requirements in California for state licensure as a nurse. Information regarding licensure requirements can be obtained by contacting the State of California Board of Registered Nursing.

Students who wish to pursue licensure outside of California should contact that state’s licensing board for further information on state licensure requirements, including curriculum and supervised professional experience.
 

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
12000 Findley Road, Suite 275
Johns Creek, G​A​ 30097
(770) 476-1224

The Dominican physician assistant curriculum meets the education requirements in California for state licensure as a physician assistant. Information regarding licensure requirements can be obtained by contacting the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.

Students who wish to pursue licensure outside of California should contact that state’s licensing board for further information on state licensure requirements, including curriculum and supervised professional experience.

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education  
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
(301) 652-6611 x2932

The Dominican occupational therapy curriculum meets the education requirements in California for state licensure as an occupational therapist. Information regarding licensure requirements can be obtained by contacting the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

Students who wish to pursue licensure outside of California should contact that state’s licensing board for further information on state licensure requirements, including curriculum and supervised professional experience.
 

State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95811-4213
(916) 322-4974

The Dominican teacher education curriculum meets the education requirements in California for state licensure as a teacher. Information regarding licensure requirements can be obtained by contacting the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Students who wish to pursue credential(s) outside of California should contact that state’s Commission on Teacher Credentialing board for further information on state credential requirements, including curriculum and supervised professional experience.

NCAA Division II
700 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6222
(317) 917-6222
 

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • American Association of Higher Education
  • American Association of University Women
  • American College Personnel Association
  • American Council on Education
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of California School Administrators
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Physical Plant Administrators
  • California Association of College and University Housing Officers
  • California Campus Compact
  • California Council on Teacher Education
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Golden Gateway Library Network of California State Library
  • Independent Colleges of Northern California
  • National Association of College Admissions Counselors
  • National Association of College and University Business Offices
  • National Association of Foreign Student Advisors
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of School Financial Aid Administrators
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators