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:
Accountancy (M.S.) - AACSB The Associate to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Administration (B.A., M.B.A.) - AACSB The Associate to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Art & Design (B.A., B.F.A., M.F.A.) - NASAD National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Chemistry (B.S.) - American Chemical Society Certified
Computer Engineering (B.S.) - Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
Computer Science (B.S.) - Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
Entrepreneurship and Innovation (M.S.) - AACSB The Associate to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Finance (M.S.) - AACSB The Associate to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Health Science, Environmental Health (B.S.) - National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council; California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Specialist Registration Committee
Information System and Technology (B.S., M.S.) - AACSB The Associate to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
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.) - NASPAA. Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration.
Rehabilitation Counseling (M.A.) - CACREP, The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.
Social Work (B.A., M.S.W.) - Council on Social Work Education
Theatre Arts (B.A.) - National Association of Schools of Theatre