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Franklin University Receives Specialized Accreditation for Additional Programs

For Immediate Release: August 2, 2016

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations

sherry.mercurio@franklin.edu, 614.947.6581

Columbus, OH —

Franklin University is proud to announce it has been granted specialized accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) for two additional Ross College of Business programs, the M.S. in Accounting and the Bachelor of Science in Business Economics.

Program accreditation by the IACBE assures the high quality of Franklin’s business programs.  Accredited programs have been examined by trained evaluators who ensure that the IACBE’s standards are being met in eight key areas:  outcomes assessment, strategic planning, curriculum, faculty, scholarly and professional activities, resources, internal/external relationships, and educational innovation.

The quality of the business programs are measured by the accomplishment of the school’s mission and broad-based goals, the effectiveness of student learning, and the operational effectiveness of the University's academic business unit.

Today’s announcement expands the previous IACBE accreditation received for the following business programs:

Graduate:
Master of Business Administration
Master of Science in Marketing & Communication

Undergraduate:

Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bachelor of Science in Applied Management
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Business Forensics
Bachelor of Science in eMarketing
Bachelor of Science in Financial Management
Bachelor of Science in Financial Planning
Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting
Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management
Bachelor of Science in Management
Bachelor of Science in Marketing
Bachelor of Science in Operations and Supply Chain Management
Associate of Science in Accounting
Associate of Science in Business Administration
Associate of Science in Financial Management
Associate of Science in Forensic Accounting


For more information on Franklin's accreditation, visit: http://bit.ly/2aHvjNj

For more on why accreditation matters, including information on college accreditation standards, types of accreditation and accreditation agencies, read our Back to College Blog post: What Everyone Should Know About College Accreditation http://bit.ly/2aHuGDE

About IACBE
IACBE focuses its attention on the continuous assessment of student learning outcomes.  The accreditation process is one means of assisting academic business units in equipping graduates to excel in the business world. Based in the Kansas City metropolitan area, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education is the premier business accrediting association for business programs in student-centered colleges and universities.  Franklin University joins a growing list of over 200 IACBE member institutions throughout the world that support quality assurance in education.         

About Franklin University
Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. Annually, nearly 10,000 students attend Franklin, through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, two central Ohio locations, in Beavercreek, at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and online. Franklin offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs (including the new applied doctorate offerings) and graduates more than 1,500 students annually. The University's MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at www.franklin.edu.

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).



 

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