The University of Southern California and the Master of Science in Applied Psychology online program are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). WASC, a 501(c)(3) organization, is recognized as one of six regional associations that accredit public and private schools, colleges and universities in the United States.
The Western region covers institutions in California and Hawaii, the territories of Guam, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, the Pacific Basin and East Asia, and areas of the Pacific and East Asia where American/international schools or colleges may apply to it for service.
The WASC Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities can be contacted at:
985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Office: 510.748.9001, FAX: 510.748.9797