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Accreditation


 

Westcliff University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), a regional accreditation body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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The business degree programs offered by Westcliff University are ACBSP accredited. ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the business degree programs at the University meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP. Founded in 1988, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) ignites a standard of excellence with an accreditation process based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence. The accreditation focuses on recognizing teaching excellence, determining student learning outcomes, and a continuous improvement model. Institutions with programs accredited by ACBSP are committed to continuous improvement that ensures their business program will give students the skills employers want. To learn more, please visit: https://www.acbsp.org

 


Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

Westcliff University is listed on the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) listing of accredited universities. Additionally, Westcliff University is an actively, accredited institutional member of CHEA (www.chea.org). CHEA is a private nonprofit national organization that coordinates accreditation activity in the United States. CHEA — a national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation — is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities. Institutional membership is limited to accredited colleges and universities.

The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Recognition by CHEA affirms that standards and processes of accrediting organizations are consistent with quality, improvement, and accountability expectations that CHEA has established.

To learn more, please visit: Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Council for Higher Education Accreditation
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