Alliant is Accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Alliant International University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program-specific Accreditation

Many Alliant programs are further accredited by accrediting bodies specific to their professions. These include:

Psychology and Mental Health

The California School of Professional Psychology’s Clinical Psychology PhD and PsyD programs offered on the Fresno, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, and San Francisco campuses are individually accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA).

*Questions related to a program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation

American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
(202) 336-5979

The Marriage and Family Therapy master’s and doctoral programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE), of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. (112 S Alfred Street Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 838-9808

Education and Teaching

The Arizona Teacher Certification programs, approved by the Arizona State Board of Education.

Arizona State Board of Education
1700 W. Washington Street Executive Tower, Suite 300
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
(602) 542-5057

The California Teacher Credentialing programs, approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

CTC, 1900 Capitol Ave
Sacramento, CA
(888) 921-2682

Management and Leadership

Alliant International University’s California School of Management and Leadership (CSML) is pleased to announce it has received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for its PhD in Leadership, Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA), MBA, MS in Data Analytics, and BS in Business Administration (BSBA) degree programs. ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes offered within CSML’s programs meet the rigorous educational standards established by said accrediting body, which is a leading specialized accreditation body for business education across the country. ACBSP’s mission is to promote continuous improvement and recognize teaching excellence through its recognition of business education programs throughout the world.


San Francisco Law School, accredited by the Committee of Bar Examiners of the California State Bar (180 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, (415) 538-2000. See more information on the Committee’s California Bar Examination pass rate statistics.

State Licensing

Alliant International University is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 and the California Code of Regulations. The California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) can be contacted at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400 Sacramento CA 95833,, (916) 574-8200, or toll-free at (888) 370-7589.

California Education Code § 94934 and California Code of Regulations § 74110 require institutions to submit an annual report to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by September 1, annually. As Alliant was recently approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education, the first submission of an annual report took place 1 September 2015.


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