Doctor of Philosophy

The University of California, Davis, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education and the U.S. Department of Education. UC Davis WASC accreditation was reaffirmed in June 2014 and remains in effect until June 2024. The Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program is accredited through the university’s review by the WASC. UC Davis Graduate Studies also conducts program reviews to determine alignment with accreditation standards. The Graduate Studies program review was completed in fall 2016 and the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group awaits the final report.

M.H.S. — Physician Assistant Studies

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the University of California - Davis Physician Assistant Program sponsored by University of California - Davis. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be March 2027. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

M.S. — Leadership and Family Nurse Practitioner

CCNE AccreditedThe Master of Science Degree Program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, D.C., 20001 or (202) 887-6791.

M.S.N. — Master's Entry Program in Nursing

The Master's Entry Program in Nursing (Master of Science in Nursing Degree Program) at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

The Master of Science in Nursing Degree Program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K St. N.W., Suite 750, Washington, D.C., 20001 or (202) 887-6791. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee accreditation will be granted.