San José State University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) - 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510-748-9001, one of the six major regional college accreditation agencies in the United States; the California State Board of Education; and by a number of other agencies in special fields. The Teacher Education programs of the University also are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Art and Design
National Association of Schools of Art and Design

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International

American Chemical Society, Committee on Professional Training (ACS-CPT)

Computer Science

National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)

American Dietetic Association - Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)

ABET (Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial and Systems, Materials, and Mechanical)

Industrial Technology
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (undergraduate)

Library and Information Science
American Library Association

National Association of Schools of Music

California Board of Registered Nursing and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nutrition and Food Science
The Institute of Food Technologists uses the term "approved" rather than accredited.

Occupational Therapy
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of American Occupational Therapy Association

Board of Behavioral Sciences

Public Administration
National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration

Public Health
Council on Education for Public Health

Public Relations
Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications

Council on Accreditation of Park, Recreation, and Tourism Related Professions
Council for Higher Education

Social Work
Council on Social Work Education

Speech-Language Pathology
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Theatre Arts
National Association of Schools of Theatre

Urban and Regional Planning
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Inc.
Planning Accreditation Board