UAPB Awarded Accreditation of its Business Programs

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners has awarded the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff initial accreditation of its business programs.

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 School of Business and Management at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.

“The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has shown their commitment to teaching excellence and to the process of quality improvement by participating in the accreditation process,” said ACBSP Director of Accreditation Steve Parscale, who will present the Certificate of Initial Accreditation at the ACBSP Annual Conference in Chicago, Ill., June 29. “This accreditation is evidence that the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is committed to providing the highest quality business education for their students.”

“I am excited about the School of Business and Management’s recent accreditation by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP),” said Attorney Carla Martin, dean of the School of Business and Management. “ I am also very appreciative to all those – Dr. Alexander, Dr. Benjamin, Mrs. Thomas, Dr. L.A. Davis, Jr., University administrators and staff, SBM faculty and staff, SBM students and alumni, and our community partners – who put in many hours of their time in addition to their other responsibilities to help us achieve this goal.  Dr. Mirza Shahjahan is especially acknowledged for his role in this achievement.  Because of his dedication and leadership, we achieved the best possible outcome. “

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