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
Education and Teaching
  • The Arizona Teaching 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, Phone: 602-542-5057)
  • The California Teacher Credentialing programs, approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. (CTC, 1900 Capitol Ave., Sacramento, Ca 95814, Phone: 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.
Mexico City Programs
  • Programs at Alliant’s Mexico City Campus are accredited through Alliant’s Western Association of Schools and Colleges institutional accreditation. Some programs are also recognized by the Secretaría de Educación Pública (SEP) .
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,, 1.916.574.8200, and toll-free phone: 1.888.370.7589.

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 September 1, 2015.