Meridian University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and approved by the US Department of Education for participation in the Federal Student Aid programs. WASC is also the regional accreditor for Stanford University, the University of California at Berkeley, and UCLA.
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Contact Meridian's Accreditation Liaison Officer, Rob Gall, for questions on WASC accreditation.
Meridian University is licensed to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Meridian University was founded in 1993, and has been continuously approved by the State of California to offer higher education degrees. www.bppe.ca.gov. Meridian maintains it compliance with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations. The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education is at P.O. Box 980818, Sacramento, CA 95798-0818, 888.370.7589, 916.431.6959.www.bppe.ca.gov
Meridian University is a recognized CHEA member institution. CHEA is comprised of an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and serves as a national voice for voluntary accreditation and quality assurance to the U.S. Congress and U.S. Department of Education.
Meridian University has been approved by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China as a foreign higher education institution for graduate studies.
The Board of Behavioral Sciences in the State of California accepts Meridian University’s Master in Counseling Psychology (MA) degree, Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (Ph.D.) degree, and Doctor of Clinical Psychology (PsyD) degree, as meeting the educational requirements for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist in California. Persons interested in licensure are advised to contact the Board of Behavioral Sciences in Sacramento, California to obtain a complete listing of all requirements for licensure.
The Board of Psychology of the State of California accepts Meridian University’s Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (Ph.D.) and Doctor of Clinical Psychology (PsyD) degree as meeting the educational requirements for licensure as a psychologist in California. Individuals interested in licensure outside the state of California are advised to contact their state's Board of Psychology to determine their own state's requirements for licensure.
Meridian University is approved by the California Psychological Association Office of Professional Development (#MER020) to sponsor continuing professional education for psychologists in California. Meridian University maintains responsibility for continuing education programs and their content.
Meridian University is approved by the California Psychological Association (CPA) to provide continuing professional education for psychologists (#MER020). The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now recognizes CPA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs and MFTs. Meridian University maintains responsibility for continuing education programs and their content.
Meridian University is an approved provider to offer continuing education for licensed RN's and LVN's, by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #14996. Specified Meridian public program workshops and seminars meet the qualifications for CE credit for California RNs and LVNs, as required by the BRN.