University Accreditations

Marshall B. Ketchum University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College & University Commission (WSCUC), 1001 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 402, Alameda, CA 94501; 510.748.9001; Email:

The Doctor of Optometry program at SCCO is accredited professionally and nationally by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) of the American Optometric Association, 243 North Lindbergh Boulevard., St. Louis, MO 63141-7881.

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Marshall B. Ketchum University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Marshall B. Ketchum University. 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remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards.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 2029. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

Marshall B. Ketchum University College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60603; Phone: 312.644.3575; Fax: 866.228.2631; Web: