Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business Receives Candidacy for Accreditation Status from The International Assembly for College Business Education

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BERKELEY COLLEGE LARRY L. LUING SCHOOL OF BUSINESS RECEIVES CANDIDACY FOR ACCREDITATION STATUS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR COLLEGIATE BUSINESS EDUCATION 

 

Berkeley College is pleased to announce that its Larry L. Luing School of Business has been granted candidacy status for accreditation by the Board of Commissioners of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Educators (IABCE).  

“This process ensures continuing the level of excellence Berkeley College has achieved thus far,” said Beth Castiglia, PhD, Dean of the Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business. “Berkeley College is taking the next step to ensure that all of our business programs emphasize and assess specialized learning outcomes for our students and graduates.”

Having been granted candidacy status for accreditation by IABCE based upon development of an appropriate outcomes assessment plan, and satisfying other candidacy requirements relating to its business programs, resources and operational processes, Berkeley College will advance to conduct the required self-study component in the accreditation process throughout the 2015-2016 academic year, commencing July 1, 2015.

About the IABCE
The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education was founded in 1997 and is nationally recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The IABCE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and management education for student-centered colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions throughout the world.

The IABCE’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in business education in institutions of higher education worldwide, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, through specialized accreditation of business programs.  The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses worldwide, and has accredited over 1,200 business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and South America. Its world headquarters is in Lenexa, KS.

About Berkeley College
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students – including more than 900 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree, Certificate and Study Abroad programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, the School of Liberal Arts, and the School of Graduate Studies, which will begin offering a Master of Business Administration degree in Management in September 2015.

Berkeley College has three New York locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In January 2015, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degrees for the second consecutive year.  The website address iswww.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

 

 

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