05 Mar School of Business & Entrepreneurship at DSU earns highest level of reaccreditation
The School of Business and Entrepreneurship (SoBE) at Dickinson State University (DSU) has been reaffirmed for accreditation through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) with no notes, the highest level of reaffirmation of IACBE accreditation a school can receive.
At its meeting in Orlando, Florida, Dec. 4-5, 2018, the IACBE Board of Commissioners granted reaffirmation of accreditation of the business and management programs offered through the University’s School of Business and Entrepreneurship. Accredited degrees include:
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting
- Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting
- Bachelor of Business Administration in Administration
- Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
- Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management
- Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business
The School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Dickinson State University has undertaken a rigorous self-evaluation; has undergone a comprehensive, independent peer review; and has demonstrated compliance with the following Accreditation Principles of the IACBE:
- Outcomes Assessment
- Strategic Planning
- Scholarly and Professional Activities
- Internal and External Relationships
- International Business Education
- Educational Innovation
In addition, the School of Business and Entrepreneurship has demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality in its business programs and operations. “IACBE accreditation recognizes our continued commitment to quality business education and DSU’s mission,” said Dr. Holly Gruhlke chair of the SoBE.
Dickinson State’s School of Business and Entrepreneurship plans to attend the 2019 IACBE Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting April 11, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada, where the SoBE will be publicly recognized for achieving accreditation.
The IACBE was founded in 1997 and is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The IACBE 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 IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses worldwide, and has accredited over 1,500 business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central America and South America. For more information, please visit the IACBE’s website at iacbe.org.