Business Programs at Missouri Baptist University in Candidacy for Accreditation with ACBSP
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is pleased to announce that Missouri Baptist University, located in St. Louis, Missouri, www.mobap.edu, is a candidate for ACBSP accreditation of its business programs.
As a candidate for ACBSP accreditation, Missouri Baptist University will be assigned a mentor to guide them through the accreditation process. They will be required to prepare a self-study of the current business programs. Peer evaluators then follow-up with a site visit. The ACBSP Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners will grant final approval of accreditation.
“We are delighted to have Missouri Baptist University as a candidate for ACBSP accreditation,” said Dr. Steve Parscale, Chief Accreditation Officer for ACBSP. “The fact that MBU is pursuing ACBSP accreditation shows their commitment to providing the highest quality business education for their students,” he said.
Established in 1988, ACBSP is the only organization offering specialized business accreditation for all degree levels, from associate to baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs. ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the business programs offered by Missouri Baptist University meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.
“The School of Business is moving forward in the ever-changing business marketplace to meet the needs of both current and future learners and employers,” said Dr. Karen Kannenberg, the acting dean of MBU’s School of Business and associate professor of Accounting and Business Administration. “MBU’s mission and Christian worldview is a foundation for a programs of distinction that prepare the business leaders of tomorrow and today.”
About Missouri Baptist University
Missouri Baptist University is a Christ-centered university located in Saint Louis. MBU offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees in education, business and religion and its new terminal degree, the Doctor of Education. In addition to its 66-acre West St. Louis County campus, MBU offers degree programs at 10 regional learning centers throughout Saint Louis, in Southern Illinois and online. For more information, go to www.mobap.edu or call 1-877-434-1115.
ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation body for business education. ACBSP’s mission is to promote continuous improvement and recognize teaching excellence in the accreditation of business education programs throughout the world. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels. Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in 2001 and again in 2011, ACBSP was the first to offer specialized business accreditation at all degree levels. ACBSP currently accredits business programs at more than 1,200 campuses in 60 countries. FAQs / Accreditation FAQs