All University of Massachusetts Global programs are accredited by WSCUC, assuring that the University meets quality standards established by the U.S. Department of Education. Explore the additional program and professional accreditations UMass Global holds.
University of Massachusetts Global is accredited by the WSCUC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). The WSCUC Senior College and University Commission is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as certifying institutional eligibility for federal funding in a number of programs, including student access to federal financial aid. All programs offered by University of Massachusetts Global are encompassed by this regional accreditation.
The School of Education at University of Massachusetts Global is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs that are offered at the following UMass Global campuses in California: Antelope Valley, Culver City, Fairfield, Hanford, Irvine, Menifee, Modesto, Monterey, Oceanside, Ontario, Palm Desert, Riverside, Roseville, San Diego, Santa Maria, Travis AFB, Victorville, Visalia, Walnut Creek, and Yuba City. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the EPP offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.
University of Massachusetts Global's Credential and Authorization Education programs are accredited by California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
The Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree programs at University of Massachusetts Global are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (https://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
University of Massachusetts Global's Bachelor of Arts of Social Work and Master in Social Work are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation. Accreditation of a baccalaureate or master’s social work program by the Council on Social Work Education's Commission on Accreditation indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of program quality evaluated through a peer-review process. An accredited program has sufficient resources to meet its mission and goals and the Commission on Accreditation has verified that it demonstrates compliance with all sections of the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards. Accreditation applies to all program sites and program delivery methods of an accredited program. Accreditation provides reasonable assurance about the quality of the program and the competence of students graduating from the program.
For more information about social work accreditation, you may contact Accreditation.