Accreditation

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC):

California Northstate University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001. The Clinical Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) Program has full WSCUC approval.

 

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE):

In accordance with the provisions of California Education Code 94866 or 94890, the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education has approved California Northstate University, LLC to offer the Psy.D. Degree in Clinical Psychology. View the approval

 

American Psychological Association (APA):

The CNU Doctor of Psychology Degree Program completed its (virtual) APA site visit this past November of 2020.

The site visit is the last application step before APA makes a determination on accreditation.

The APA Commission on Accreditation next meets in April, 2021 at which time they will review the program’s application.

The COA’s decision could arrive as early as May of 2021.

We will keep all of our applicants, students, and faculty updated on this important matter.