Sonoma State University's Accreditation History

Sonoma State was first accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) in 1969 and its accreditation was most recently reaffirmed in March 2010. In 2017, SSU is currently undergoing the reaffirmation process, during which it:

In addition, individual program accreditations have been granted by:

  • The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • The Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • The National Association for Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC)

For further information, please contact the Accreditation Liaison Officer, Dr. Karen R. Moranski, Associate Vice President for Academic Programs at 707-664-3609. Or visit Institutional Accreditation to learn more.