CSCC’s Business Dept. awarded accreditation through the ACBSP
State Community College’s Business Department recently received its
accreditation at the 2013 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and
Programs. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Betsy Davis,
Board of Commissioners chair for associate degree schools; Steve
Parscale, ACBSP director of accreditation; and Dr. Megen Saez, assistant
professor, computers and information systems, CSCC.
Cleveland State Community College’s Business Department was recently
awarded accreditation for its business program by the Accreditation
Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
CSCC was one
of 27 of the association’s member institutions awarded accreditation at
the 2013 ACBSP Annual Conference in Salt Lake City. This represents the
23rd annual presentation to institutions that have achieved
accreditation since ACBSP was founded 25 years ago.
Viehland, executive director of ACBSP, spoke of the accomplishment of
the member institutions: "These institutions have shown their commitment
to teaching excellence by their participation in the accreditation
process and their achievement of accreditation. ACBSP is proud to assist
these schools and programs in their commitment to quality business
programs. We recognize their educational practices that contribute to
the continuous improvement of business education.”
King, vice president for academic affairs, said, "Cleveland State
business programs provide challenging curriculum in a supportive
environment for future mangers, supervisors and employees of a working
world that changes rapidly. ACBSP accreditation recognizes the rigorous
attention we pay to the ongoing quality of business education.
institutions that achieve accreditation for their business schools and
programs, this attainment certifies that the teaching and learning
processes within that institution meet the rigorous educational
standards established by ACBSP.
The ratification of
accreditation by ACBSP covers a 10-year period at which time an
institution must reaffirm its quality by preparing a self-study and
having another site visit. During the accreditation period, business
programs are required to maintain the high quality standards of ACBSP.
Witt, dean of business and technology, said, "This accreditation
confirms the quality of our programs and education for students in
pursuit of a career in the current business world.”
information on CSCC’s business program or a complete list of degrees and
certificates in this field, visit the website at
www.clevelandstatecc.edu or call 478-6224.