National University




IACBE Reaffirms Accreditation of National University's School of Business and Management

April 21, 2012

La Jolla, Calif. - At its annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri, April 18-20, 2012, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) awarded certificates of first-time accreditation and reaffirmation of accreditation to 18 academic business units in the United States and abroad.

The Board of Commissioners of the IACBE is pleased to announce that the School of Business and Management at National University in La Jolla, California was recognized for achieving reaffirmation of accreditation.

The School of Business and Management 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:

1. Outcomes Assessment
2. Strategic Planning
3. Curriculum
4. Faculty
5. Scholarly and Professional Activities
6. Resources
7. Internal and External Relationships
8. International Business Education
9. Educational Innovation

In addition, the School of Business and Management has demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality.

ABOUT THE IACBE
The IACBE was founded in 1997 and is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business for student-centered colleges and universities throughout the world. The IACBE’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’s World Headquarters are located in Lenexa, Kansas, USA, with a representative office in Paris, France. For more information, please visit the IACBE’s website at www.iacbe.org.

ABOUT NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1971, National University is the second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California and the 12th-largest in the United States. With 22,000 full-time students and 129,000 alumni, National University is the flagship institution of the National University System. National University is dedicated to making lifelong learning opportunities accessible, challenging, and relevant to a diverse population of students. Five schools and one college – the College of Letters and Sciences; the School of Business and Management; the School of Education; the School of Engineering, Technology and Media; the School of Health and Human Services, and the School of Professional Studies – offer 100 graduate and undergraduate degrees and 22 teacher credentials at more than 45 locations throughout California and across the nation. A leader in online education, National University offers more than 70 degree programs via the Internet. National University is headquartered in La Jolla, California. To learn more, visit www.nu.edu.

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