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Accreditation

Touro University California (TUC), together with Touro University Nevada (TUN), is fully accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Individual programs at TUC are also accredited by their professional accreditation agencies.

Institutional Accreditation

The Western Association of School and College (WASC) is one of the six institutional accreditation agencies recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Touro University California (TUC), and its branch campus in Henderson, Nevada, are fully accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).  The Commission reaffirmed the Institutional Accreditation on July 20, 2018 after a comprehensive review and consideration of the Visit Team Report.

The next WSCUC reaffirmation of accreditation visit will take place in spring 2026.

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Tel: 510-748-9001
www.wscuc.org

Programmatic Accreditation

TUC's individual programs are also accredited by specialty accreditors according to their field.

College of Osteopathic Medicine

In April of 1995, the Bureau of Private Post-Secondary Vocational Education (BPPVE) authorized Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine (TUCOM) to confer the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree.

After obtaining both pre-accreditation and provisional accreditation from the Bureau of Professional Education of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), TUCOM was authorized to open its doors to students during the 1997-1998 academic year. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) acted to include TUCOM within the scope of Touro College’s accreditation in November, 1997.

In 2015, the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) of the AOA awarded a full 7-year accreditation status to TUCOM, with the next onsite evaluation scheduled in spring, 2022.

American Osteopathic Association, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
142 East Ontario Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: 312-202-8124

College of Pharmacy

The Touro University California College of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) (135 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 4100. Chicago, Illinois 60603-4810. Phone number: 312-664-3575). In 2015, ACPE awarded a full 8-year accreditation to TUC College of Pharmacy, with the next onsite evaluation scheduled for 2023.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
190 S LaSalle Street, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60603
Tel: 312-664-3575
Fax: (866) 228-2631
www.acpe-accredit.org

College of Education & Health Sciences

Graduate School of Education

The Graduate School of Education (GSOE) is granted the authority to offer Masters of Arts in Education (MA. Ed) and Masters of Education (M.Ed.) degrees by the WSCUC.

The GSOE is granted the authority to recommend and authorize teacher credentials by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). The last CCTC site visit, 2009, fully endorsed Touro University California until Spring 2019.

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95811

School of Nursing

The Master’s Degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and Post-graduate APRN Certificate program at Touro University California is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: 202-887-6791

Joint MSPAS/MPH (Physician Assistant)

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Touro University California Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Touro University California. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be September 2029. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.
12000 Findley Road, Suite 275
Johns Creek, GA, 30097
Tel: 770-476-1224

Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) for a seven-year term extending to July 1st, 2022.

Council on Education for Public Health
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Tel: 202-789-1050