Claremont Graduate University
Claremont Graduate University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) through June 2022. WASC is a nonprofit organization that evaluates the quality and educational effectiveness of schools, colleges, and universities. Institutions must maintain accreditation status to be eligible to receive federal financial aid and for other accredited schools to accept transfer units.
CGU also holds the prestigious classification of Doctoral Research University–Extensive (R-2), granted by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is committed to developing networks of ideas, individuals, and institutions to advance teaching and learning.
School of Community & Global Health
In July 2012, the School of Community & Global Health’s Master of Public Health program was accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) for five years, the maximum period of accreditation for a new program. The Council on Education for Public Health is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs. The Council aims to enhance health in human populations through organized community effort by assuring professional personnel who are able to identify, prevent, and solve community health problems.
Drucker-Ito School of Management
The Drucker School of Management is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The AACSB is a not-for-profit corporation of educational institutions, corporations, and other organizations devoted to the promotion and improvement of higher education in business administration and management. AACSB accreditation is the standard to which all major undergraduate and graduate schools of business hold themselves. In March 2014, the Drucker School received a Reaffirmation of its AACSB Accreditation.