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Stanbridge University Accreditations

Stanbridge University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Located at 2101 Wilson Boulevard / Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201, ACCSC can be reached at 703-247-4212. Their website is www.accsc.org.

Stanbridge University Los Angeles is a branch campus of Stanbridge University Irvine, California. Stanbridge University Los Angeles is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

Stanbridge University Riverside is a satellite campus of Stanbridge University Irvine, California. Stanbridge University's Riverside Satellite Campus is included within Stanbridge University Irvine, California's accreditation by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

The Stanbridge University Irvine Campus, Los Angeles, Alhambra Campus and Riverside Satellite Campus are private institutions that are approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. The approval to operate demonstrates compliance with the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. For more information, contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 1747 North Market Blvd., Suite 225, Sacramento, CA 95833, www.bppe.ca.gov, toll-free telephone number (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.

The entry-level occupational therapy master's degree program at the Orange County Campus is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200 North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE's telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its web address is www.acoteonline.org.

The entry-level occupational therapy master’s degree program at Riverside has applied for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its web address is www.acoteonline.org.

This disclosure is for the additional location which must be granted Candidacy Status, have a preaccreditation review, complete an on-site evaluation, and be granted Accreditation Status before its graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing (RN to BSN Degree Completion) at Stanbridge University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses at the Orange County, Los Angeles and the Riverside Campuses. Their website is http://www.rn.ca.gov/education/rnprograms.shtml.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

The Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology degree program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) (1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360; phone; 800.248.2862; www.avma.org). The Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology degree has been approved by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, ACCSC.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program (Orange County and Los Angeles campuses) at Stanbridge University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 949-794-9090 or email pta.admin@stanbridge.edu.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) through 2028/2029 in Orange County and Los Angeles. AOTA is located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200 North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE's telephone number, c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its web address is www.acoteonline.org.

The Stanbridge University Vocational Nursing Program is approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT) in Orange County and Los Angeles. The Stanbridge University Vocational Nursing program at the Riverside Satellite Campus is pending approval. The BVNPT is located at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive Suite 205, Sacramento, CA 95833 and can be reached at (916) 263-7800. Their website is www.bvnpt.ca.gov.

Stanbridge University is approved for veterans education benefits under Title 38 of the GI Bill® in addition to WIOA training benefits from various Workforce Investment Boards including those in Irvine, Westminster, Santa Ana, Anaheim, South Bay, and Riverside.