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California Coast University:
Founded in 1973 and based in Santa Ana, Orange County, California Coast University is a pioneer in distance learning, offering online Associate, Bachelor, and Masters Degree programs in academic fields including Educational Psychology, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, and more. Our distance learning degree programs are designed for students whose geographic, professional, or personal time commitments keep them from completing their education in traditional on-campus programs.

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Accreditation & Affiliations:

California Coast University holds accreditation through the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). The DETC is an educational association located in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1926, and has become the agency that sets the standard for all distance education institutions.

Professional and Academic Affiliations and Listings include:
- Alliance of Private Postsecondary Approved Institutions
- American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions (AACRAO)
- American Council on Education (ACE)
- California Post Secondary Education Commission (CPEC)
- California Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education Directory (BPPVE)
- Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
- Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
- Distance Education and Training Council (DETC)
- Higher Education Directory (HED)
- United States Department of Education (USDoE), and more...

Please contact us for the full list by completing the form on our Contact Page.

Online Associate, Bachelor & Masters Degree Programs:

The University's programs are not structured in quarters, semesters, or terms. Students are allowed to apply and begin their studies at any time during the year.

School of Education:

- M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
- M.Ed. in Administration
- Educational Administration (Ed.D.)
- Organizational Leadership (Ed.D.)
- Educational Psychology (Ed.D.)

School of Administration and Management:
- A.S. in Business Marketing
- A.S. in Health Care Administration
- B.S. in Business Administration
- B.S. in Business Marketing
- M.B.A.
- M.B.A. in Human Resource Management

School of Behavioral Science:
- A.S. in Psychology
- B.S. in Psychology
- M.S. in Psychology

School of Arts and Sciences:
- A.S. in General Studies
- B.S. in General Studies

School of Criminal Justice:
- A.S. in Criminal Justice
- B.S. in Criminal Justice

and more...Please see the Programs page for a full list of Programs.

Additionally:
- Military programs: Specifically designed degree programs to meet the needs of our United States Armed Forces.

Why Choose California Coast University?

- Self-paced study with no set meeting or exam dates
- Academic credit for previous work experience
- Flexible programs designed to fit into your busy schedule
- Encouraging faculty to assist you throughout the program
- Accreditation by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC)
- Quality Student Services Department
- Textbook rental library
- Discounts for Service Members and immediate family
- Low tuition

Student Testimonials:
“California Coast University is an excellent university that provided me with the right educational tools to help me succeed in my professional career. CCU has an excellent long distance learning program that is easy to study practically anywhere, and at any time in the world.  I want to thank CCU, for all the help and support that I received during this time to achieve all my professional goals. It is a pleasure to belong to CCU.”
- Lucio, MBA.

"I cannot thank the staff of the university enough for their positive motivation, pleasant and professional attentiveness to every request, and the flexibility to every curve ball I threw their way. CCU is the best...bar none!"
- Andrew, Master of Science in Psychology

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Address: 925 N. Spurgeon Street, 92701, Santa Ana, California , USA
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