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California College San Diego is an Accredited Institution

Our commitment to trust, honesty, fairness and consistency

To ensure quality of education and operations, colleges and universities are measured against standards of accreditation. Accrediting agencies regularly assess colleges in areas such as accountability, integrity, communication, and ongoing improvement. These agencies make sure that the colleges they oversee continuously provide high standards of education.

Our Accreditors


Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

California College San Diego is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.
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2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302
Arlington, VA 22201


Respiratory Therapy Program Accreditation

The Associate of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy offered at the California College San Diego main campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) (www.coarc.com).

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1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

RT Accredited Programs Outcomes

Respiratory Program Goal


To prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs).


Graduates of the program will demonstrate the clinical skills (technical proficiency) required for competent performance as entry-level and advanced practitioners in respiratory care. Graduates of the program will demonstrate the effective attributes (personal behaviors) considered appropriate by, and for, members of the respiratory care profession.

We Are an Accredited, Nonprofit College

Nonprofit: What It Means

Simply put, nonprofit means that we put our students first, not our revenues. We regularly invest in new training, new resources, and new technology to deliver an education that works for you.

Accredited: What It Means

In short, choosing an accredited college means choosing a college that’s held to high standards of academic honesty, quality, and integrity. It means choosing a school that deserves your trust.

What They Mean for You

In short, at California College San Diego we’re uniquely set up to help you achieve your career goals. Our accreditation and our nonprofit status help us provide you with the quality, career-focused education you demand.

Military Affiliations


Yellow Ribbon

This benefit provides tuition help to veterans who are 100% eligible for the Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill and whose tuition and fees exceed the annual cap. Once you reach your annual cap, the Department of Veterans Affairs will cover half of your remaining tuition and fees for the fiscal year.



California College San Diego and DANTES will assist you to see if any of your military experience qualifies you to receive college credit. If you have qualifying credits from previous college attendance or qualifying military experience, you could save up to 75% of the time and cost of your associate’s or bachelor’s degree.
†† Master’s degree programs are offered fully online by our affiliated institution, Independence University.



This benefit provides educational assistance to active-duty servicemember spouses who are pursuing an associate’s degree or completing a certificate program. If eligible, you could qualify for a lifetime limit of up to $4,000, with a maximum of $2,000 per fiscal year of the Department of Defense (Oct. 1–Sept. 30).

More About Accreditation

California College San Diego is committed to ethics, honesty, trust, consistency, and fairness. These traits are the cornerstone of our integrity, and this integrity allows us to keep our accredited status. In addition, we believe in the accountability of our staff and faculty to higher education in general and to the public. With a degree from California College San Diego, our students can feel confident about their accomplishments and credentials.

Continual Improvement

In order to evaluate an institution’s quality of education, accrediting agencies compare colleges and universities against certain standards of excellence. California College San Diego is honored to be accredited by the ACCSC (Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges). Accrediting agencies periodically examine institutions in important categories such as communication, integrity, continuous improvement, and accountability. The goal of accrediting agencies is to ensure that the colleges and universities under their supervision uphold high educational standards.

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