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Westcliff University Awarded Accreditation of its Business Programs

City Dateline: Overland Park, KS, USA

Headline: Westcliff University Awarded Accreditation of its Business Programs

OVERLAND PARK, KS, USA (May 28, 2020) — The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners has awarded Westcliff University, in Irvine, California,, accreditation of its business programs.

Celebrating 32 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, and the first to offer certificate accreditation. ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the business programs offered through the College of Business at Westcliff University 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.

“Westcliff University 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. “This accreditation is evidence that Westcliff is committed to providing the highest quality business education for their students.”

“Westcliff University is proud to be included and accredited by the ACBSP, documenting the high-quality, 21st-century, student-centric education we provide.”

About Westcliff University

Westcliff University, founded in 1993, is a globally recognized, nationally, and regionally accredited private institution providing practical Business, STEM, and Education bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs, with concentrations, plus certificate programs. Westcliff programs prepare students holistically–personally, academically, professionally–for relevant career growth. Courses are taught by committed, passionate professors well-recognized in their fields. Courses are taught by committed, passionate professors well-recognized in their fields. Westcliff’s affordable, innovative programs are offered live online and in-classroom. For information, please visit,, or call (949) 825-5999.


ACBSP,, 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 63 countries. FAQ’s/Accreditation FAQ’s.


Jim Lipot, MBA, Program Chair – Westcliff University, 949-825-5999 –, or Melinda Dorning, Director, Marketing and Communications – ACBSP – (913) 339-9356 –

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