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Accreditation and Approvals

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education Accreditation (IACBE).  Davenport University has received specialized accreditation for its Associate of Business Administration, Associate of Science, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science, and Masters of Business Administration degree programs in business through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), Olathe, Kansas.  The student learning outcomes, direct and indirect measures, achievement targets, and findings for each of these degrees can be found in the Annual Report.

Michigan State Board of Accountancy.  A bachelor’s degree earned at Davenport University with a major in accounting is fully recognized by the Michigan State Board of Accountancy.

CFP™.  A bachelor’s degree in finance with a Financial Planning Specialty is fully recognized by the CFP™ (Certified Financial Planning) Standards Board.

American Bar Association.  The Paralegal Studies Program, which offers an Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate at the campus in Grand Rapids, MI has been continuously approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) since 1994.

HLC.  Davenport University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.  The HLC is nationally recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation Davenport University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA),
30 North LaSalle Street, Suite #2400,
Chicago, IL 60602
(800) 621-7440
www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org

State/Federal Approvals.  Davenport University, an independent, nonprofit institution, is chartered by the State of Michigan and is empowered to grant degrees; it is also certified by the State Approval Agency of the Department of Education. Davenport University is recognized for veterans’ training under the G.I. Bill for Veterans Educational Assistance. The University is approved by the United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service as an institution of higher education for training foreign students. The University is approved by agencies of the state and federal governments for many programs including Rehabilitation, Work Incentive, etc.

Accreditation credentials are available for review from University officials upon request.

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International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education Accreditation

As a part of the IACBE accreditation and internal Davenport University continuous quality improvement processes, assessment of the student learning outcomes for Maine College of Business programs is conducted annually. The student learning outcomes, direct and indirect measures, achievement targets, and findings for each of these degrees can be found in the Annual Report.

The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

Associate of Business Administration Associate of Science
Accounting Paralegal Studies
Business Administration  
Finance  
Public Safety and Security  
Bachelor of Business Administration
Accounting Fraud Investigation International Business
Accounting Information Management Specialties:
Internal Auditing, Management Accounting
Management Specialties:
Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Global Project Management, Leadership Effectiveness, Sustainable Business Development, Risk Management & Insurance
Applied Business Marketing Specialties:
Advertising and Promotion, Business-to-Business, Sport Marketing
Business Professional Studies Public Safety and Security Management
Finance Specialty:
Financial Planning
Sport Management
Human Resource Management General Management
Bachelor of Science
Paralegal Studies
Master of Business Administration (BBA/MBA Combined Degrees) Master of Business Administration
Professional Accountancy Accounting Concentration
Honors Professional Accountancy Finance Concentration
Strategic Human Resource Management Health Care Management Concentration
Strategic Management Human Resources Management Concentration
  Strategic Management Concentration
  Executive MBA
  Competency-Based MBA
  Marketing Concentration