California State University, San Bernardino is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the official accrediting body for institutions of higher learning in the West. The teaching credential programs are approved by the California State Board of Education, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
The following professional programs have received specialized approval or accreditation from organizations recognized by the National Council on Postsecondary Education:
Administration (B.A., B.S., M.B.A.)-AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Art (B.A.)-National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Chemistry (B.S.)-American Chemical Society
Computer Science (B.S.)-Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, Computing Accreditation Commission
Health Science, Environmental Health (B.S.)-National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council; California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Specialist Registration Committee
Music (B.A.)-National Association of Schools of Music
Nursing (B.S.)-Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nutrition and Food Sciences (B.S.)-Accreditation Council for Education of Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) as the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) and individualized Supervised-Practiced Pathway (ISPP) Program.
Public Administration (M.P.A.)-National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
Rehabilitation Counseling (M.A.)-Council on Rehabilitation Education
Social Work (B.A.)-Council on Social Work Education
Social Work (M.S.W.)-Council on Social Work Education
Theatre Arts (B.A.)-National Association of Schools of Theatre