Accreditation of the Business Programs at Saint Paul College Reaffirmed by ACBSP
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Accreditation of the Business Programs at Saint Paul College Reaffirmed by ACBSP
OVERLAND PARK, KS, USA (January 4, 2019) —

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Associate Degree Board of Commissioners has reaffirmed accreditation of the associate degree business programs at Saint Paul College.

Celebrating 30 years of excellence in global business program accreditation, 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 f​or the business associate degree programs offered through Saint Paul College meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.

Based on the Baldridge Education Criteria for Performance Excellence, ACBSP accreditation evaluates aspects of leadership, strategic planning, relationships with stakeholders, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and educational support to determine whether or not the business programs offers a rigorous educational experience and demonstrate continuous quality improvement.

The associate degree business programs at Saint Paul College were first accredited by ACBSP in 2008. The College is required to go through the reaffirmation process every 10 years to maintain ACBSP accreditation. “Saint Paul College has shown its commitment to teaching excellence and to the process of quality improvement by participating in the accreditation process,” said ACBSP Chief Accreditation Officer Dr. Steve Parscale, who will present the Certificate of Reaffirmation of Accreditation at ACBSP Conference 2019 in Houston, Texas, on June 23.

“This reaffirmation of accreditation is evidence that Saint Paul is committed to maintaining the highest quality business education for their students for the next 10 years, just as they have done since 2008,” said Parscale.

Contact

Dr. Tracy Wilson — Dean of Business Programs, Saint Paul College, tracy.wilson@saintpaul.edu or
Melinda Dorning — Director, Marketing and Communications, ACBSP, mdorning@acbsp.org

About ACBSP

ACBSP, www.acb​sp.org, 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. 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 nearly 1,200 campuses in 60 countries.

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About Saint Paul College

Saint Paul College—A Community & Technical College is part of Minnesota State, the fourth largest system of state colleges and universities in the nation with 30 colleges and 7 universities. Saint Paul College was established in 1910, and is the only public 2-year college in St. Paul, MN, offering over 120 different degree, diploma and certificate programs in the areas of liberal arts, STEM, business, health sciences, service, and career and technical education: www.saintpaul.edu/programs

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