UC Irvine is a member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is fully accredited by the WASC Senior Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WSCUC), California’s regional accrediting agency.
What does accreditation mean?
Accreditation is a mark of quality. Accreditation insures a program’s educational processes and outcomes are congruent and that the faculty review the processes and outcomes and make changes when indicated.
What are the benefits of attending an accredited nursing program?
Graduating from an accredited nursing program is required by a majority of graduate nursing programs for admission to most master’s level and higher degree nursing programs. Accreditation assures quality nursing education that meets professional standards.