California State University Maritime Academy is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
The Department of International Business and Logistics at California State University Maritime Academy has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. View a listing of accredited programs (PDF).
In 2021, the Nautical Institute issued accreditation for the Dynamic Positioning Induction course offered within the Marine Transportation program.
The Marine Transportation program is in full compliance with the requirements of the International Convention of the Standards for Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers 1995 (STCW) as administered by the U.S. Coast Guard.