University of Phoenix Receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation for Business Programs
Nine programs granted a 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation from the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs
PHOENIX, July 30, 2018 – A 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation for nine University of Phoenix business programs in the School of Business and School of Advanced Studies has been granted by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation body for business education.
ACBSP accreditation reaffirms the University’s commitment as one of the leading providers of career-relevant, higher education offerings for working adults and permits the University to continue to host a chapter of Delta Mu Delta, an international honor society that recognizes the academic accomplishments of business students. On June 10, ACBSP recognized University of Phoenix for the reaffirmation at the annual ACBSP Conference in Kansas City, Mo.
The following business degree programs received ACBSP programmatic accreditation:
School of Business
- Associate of Arts with a concentration in Accounting Fundamentals
- Associate of Arts with a concentration in Business Fundamentals
- Bachelor of Science in Business
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Management
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting
- Master of Science in Accountancy
School of Advanced Studies
“Through the ACBSP accreditation, the quality of University of Phoenix’s program offerings are continuously benchmarked to ensure the relevancy of program offerings to help educationally prepare students for today’s business careers and the careers of the future,” said Dennis Bonilla, executive dean for the School of Business, College of Information Systems and Technology and College of Criminal Justice. “The Schools are proud to continue to meet the high standards of exceptional educational offerings that demonstrate University of Phoenix’s continued commitment to academic performance.”
“The University’s Doctor of Business Administration and Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership are strong programs for those in the business world looking to begin the doctoral journey,” said Hinrich Eylers, vice provost and executive dean of the School of Advanced Studies. “We’re proud that the ACBSP recognizes our commitment to the quality of these programs.”
The ACBSP Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners first accredited University of Phoenix business programs in 2007 and accounting programs in 2009. In order to maintain accredited status, University of Phoenix is required to undergo the reaffirmation process every 10 years.
ACBSP was established in 1988 and is the first and only organization to offer specialized business accreditation at all degree levels. To learn more about ACBSP, please visit: www.acbsp.org. For more information on programmatic accreditation, please visit: http://www.phoenix.edu/about_us/accreditation.html.
About University of Phoenix®
University of Phoenix is innovating to help working adults move efficiently from education to careers in a rapidly changing world. Flexible schedules, relevant and engaging courses, and interactive learning can help students more effectively pursue career and personal aspirations while balancing their busy lives. University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world. For more information, visit phoenix.edu.
About University of Phoenix® School of Business
University of Phoenix School of Business is a contemporary business school with the curriculum, faculty structure and ability to scale that reflect market needs. The School is committed to educating business leaders and leverages employer advisory boards in diverse sectors to help align curriculum with current business dynamics. Students are taught by faculty members who are often driving critical business decisions in their organizations, including hundreds in the C-suite. The School offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, as well as non-degree programs, including certificates, individual courses and non-credit professional development. Doctoral programs are available through the School for Advanced Studies. To learn more about University of Phoenix School of Business programs, visit phoenix.edu/business.
About University of Phoenix® School of Advanced Studies
University of Phoenix® School of Advanced Studies is home to doctoral programs at University of Phoenix and develops leaders who create new models that explain, predict and improve organizational performance in their fields. The practitioner degrees offered through the School of Advanced Studies at University of Phoenix are designed around the Scholar, Practitioner, Leader™ Model, incorporating lifelong learning (scholarship), social and workplace contribution (practice), and the ability to exert positive influence (leadership). More information can be found at phoenix.edu/colleges_divisions/doctoral.html.
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