Belhaven University’s School of Business Earns Reaccreditation by IACBE

May 19, 2023 (Jackson, Miss.) - The Board of Commissioners of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) announced that Belhaven University’s School of Business was reaccredited for its business programs.

“Employers want quality business graduates from quality business schools,” said Dr. Brett Andrews, Belhaven University's School of Business Dean. “This is why it is so important to choose an IACBE-accredited business degree program that will teach you the knowledge and skills employers require.”

The University demonstrated compliance of its business program(s) with the IACBE Accreditation Principles through a rigorous process of self-evaluation and independent peer review. The school’s approved period of accreditation is May 1, 2023 – April 30, 2030.

IACBE Accreditation Principles:

  • Commitment to Integrity, Responsibility, and Ethical Behavior
  • Quality Assessment and Advancement
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Curricula and Learning Opportunities
  • Business Faculty Characteristics, Activities, and Processes
  • Student Policies, Procedures and Processes
  • Resources Supporting Business Programs
  • External Relationships
  • Innovation in Business Education

According to IACBE, the School of Business also demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality in its business programs and operations.

Andrews adds, “Accredited schools must pass very rigorous quality standards. They have been proven to provide the best in business education worldwide, and Belhaven University has a proven record of quality business degree programs. Our faculty and staff members invest their lives into crafting a student who is not only academically prepared and professionally qualified, but also spiritually alive.”

Belhaven’s School of Business will be publicly recognized for achieving accreditation at the 2024 IACBE Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting to be held on April 2-5, 2024, in Memphis, Tennessee.

The IACBE was founded in 1997 and is nationally recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and business-related education for colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions whose primary purpose is excellence in teaching and learning. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions with campuses worldwide and has accredited thousands of business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Central America, and South America.