Statement of Accreditation Status
Ashford University

8620 Spectrum Center Boulevard
92123-1406 San Diego
OPEID: 
00188100
Current Accreditation Status: 
Accredited
Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, June 21, 2013
First Accredited: 
2013
Undergraduate FTE: 
50879
Graduate FTE: 
7209
Financial Structure Type: 
For Profit
Sponsorship: 
Proprietary with parent/board
Academic Calendar: 
Online - Continuous
 
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Lorraine Williams Provost lori [dot] williams [at] ashford [dot] edu
Board Chair Greg Geoffroy Chair of the Board of Trustees Gregory [dot] geoffroy [at] ashford [dot] edu
Chief Academic Officer Lorraine Williams Provost lori [dot] williams [at] ashford [dot] edu
Chief Executive Officer Richard Pattenaude President and CEO richard [dot] pattenaude [at] ashford [dot] edu
Chief Financial Officer James Smith Vice President of Finance Jim [dot] Smith [at] ashford [dot] edu
Director of Institutional Research Steve Nettles AVP of Institutional Effectiveness snettles [at] ashford [dot] edu
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Accounting Bachelors 2008 Distance Education
Accounting Bachelors 1982 On-site
Adult Development Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Applied Behavioral Science Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Applied Linguistics Bachelors 2011 Distance Education
Biology Bachelors 1997 On-site
Business Associate 2006 Distance Education
Business Administration Bachelors 2007 Distance Education
Business Administration Bachelors 1979 On-site
Business Administration Masters 2005 Distance Education
Business Economics Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Business Education Bachelors 2001 On-site
Business Information Systems Bachelors 2009 On-site
Business Information Systems Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Business Leadership Bachelors 2011 On-site
Business Leadership Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Child Development Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Cognitive Studies Bachelors 2011 Distance Education
Communication Studies Bachelors 2008 Distance Education
Complementary and Alternative Health Bachelors 2011 Distance Education
Computer Graphic Design Bachelors 2002 On-site
Computer Science and Mathematics Bachelors 2002 On-site
Consumer and Family Financial Services Bachelors 2011 Distance Education
Cultural Anthropology Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Early Childhood Education Bachelors 2008 Distance Education
Early Childhood Education Associate 2010 Distance Education
Early Childhood Education Administration Bachelors 2008 Distance Education
Education Bachelors 2009 On-site
Education Masters 2009 Distance Education
Education and Public Policy Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Education Studies Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Elementary Education Bachelors 1993 On-site
eMarketing Bachelors 2011 Distance Education
English Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
English and Communication Bachelors 2007 On-site
English Language Learner Studies Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Entrepreneurship Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Environmental Studies Bachelors 2007 On-site
Environmental Studies Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Finance Bachelors 2011 On-site
Finance Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Gerontology Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Health and Human Services Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Health and Wellness Bachelors 2011 Distance Education
Health Care Administration Bachelors 2008 On-site
Health Care Administration Bachelors 2007 Distance Education
Health Care Administration Masters 2009 Distance Education
Health Care Studies Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Health Education Bachelors 2011 Distance Education
Health Informatics Bachelors 2011 Distance Education
Health Information Management Bachelors 2014 Distance Education
Health Marketing and Communication Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Health Science Administration Bachelors 2006 On-site
History Bachelors 2009 On-site
History Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Homeland Security and Emergency Management Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Human Resources Management Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Instructional Design Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
International Business Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Journalism and Mass Communication Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Law Enforcement Administration Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Liberal Arts Bachelors 1989 On-site
Liberal Arts Bachelors 2008 Distance Education
Library Science and Media Bachelors 2011 Distance Education
Military Studies Associate 2010 Distance Education
Military Studies Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Natural Science (Bachelor of Arts) Bachelors 2008 On-site
Natural Science (Bachelor of Science) Bachelors 2008 On-site
Operations Management and Analysis Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Organizational Management Masters 2007 Distance Education
Organizational Management Associate 2010 Distance Education
Organizational Management Bachelors 2005 Distance Education
Physical Education Bachelors 2009 On-site
Political Science and Government Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Professional Accounting Bachelors 1997 On-site
Project Management Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Psychology Bachelors 2002 On-site
Psychology Bachelors 2005 Distance Education
Public Administration Masters 2009 Distance Education
Public Administration Bachelors 2009 Distance Education
Public Relations and Marketing Bachelors 2007 On-site
Public Relations and Marketing Bachelors 2008 Distance Education
Real Estate Studies Bachelors 2011 Distance Education
Service Management Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Social and Criminal Justice Bachelors 2007 Distance Education
Social and Criminal Justice Bachelors 2001 On-site
Social Science Bachelors 1993 On-site
Social Science Bachelors 2007 Distance Education
Sociology Bachelors 2008 On-site
Sociology Bachelors 2008 Distance Education
Sports and Recreation Management Bachelors 2004 On-site
Sports and Recreation Management Bachelors 2008 Distance Education
Supply Chain Management Bachelors 2010 Distance Education
Sustainable Enterprise Management Bachelors 2011 Distance Education
Teaching Masters 2003 Distance Education
Teaching and Learning with Technology Masters 2005 Distance Education
Visual Art Bachelors 2001 On-site
Season Year Description
Summer 2014 Substantive Change Review
Summer 2014 Substantive Change Review
Fall 2014 Substantive Change Review
Spring 2015 Special Visit
Statement Last Revised: 
Oct 23, 2014