|[September 06, 2013]
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Selects Capella University as a Candidate for Accreditation
MINNEAPOLIS --(Business Wire)--
a regionally accredited
online university* that has built its reputation by
providing high quality online
degree programs, has been selected as a candidate
for accreditation by the Accreditation
Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a body
recognized by The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). As
of June 30, 2013, approximately 36,000 students were enrolled at Capella.
The learning and career outcomes of Capella's students and alumni
can be found at www.capellaresults.org.
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a
leading specialized accreditation association for business education
supporting and rewarding teaching excellence on a global scale. ACBSP
promotes continuous improvement and recognizes excellence in the
accreditation of business education programs around the world.
"We are delighted to have Capella University (News - Alert) as candidate for ACBSP
accreditation," said Steve Parscale, ACBSP director of accreditation.
"The fact that Capella University is pursuing ACBSP accreditation shows
their commitment to providing the highest quality business education for
Being selected as a candidate for accreditation indicates that Capella
has committed to continuous improvement, high-quality and relevant
academic offerings. Having ACBSP accreditation helps provide employers
assurance that a school's curriculum is aligned to professionally
relevant standards for business education, and that it is continuously
evaluating and improving its academic offerings to meet the needs of
students and employers.
"Having been selected as a candidate for accreditation by ACBSP is yet
another indicator of Capella's quality and our credibility among
organizations that serve the business community," said Barbara Butts
Williams, PhD, dean of Capella's School of Business and Technology. "Our
students and those considering Capella should view this recognition
favorably as it is a critical next step toward our goal to be further
respected as an outstanding provider of business management education."
More than 90 percent of Capella faculty in its School of Business and
Technology hold doctorates and have positions in a wide variety of
organizations, including corporate, small business, government,
non-profit, consulting, and higher education.
Learn more about Capella's accreditations at http://www.capella.edu/university-accreditation/.
About Capella University
Capella University (www.capella.edu)
is a regionally accredited online university* that has built its
reputation by providing quality online degree programs for working
adults. As of June 30, 2013, about 70 percent of Capella students were
enrolled in master's or doctoral degree programs in business,
counseling, education, health administration, homeland security, human
resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit
management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration,
public health, public safety, and social work. Capella also offers
bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing,
psychology, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently
offers 144 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 22 certificate
programs. Approximately 36,000 learners were enrolled as of June 30,
2013, from all 50 states and 61 other countries. Capella is committed to
providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced
business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis.
For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu
or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).
Visit the Capella Facebook
page at http://www.facebook.com/CapellaUniversity.
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*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and
is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor,
Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu.
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