Accreditation of Business Programs Reaffirmed by ACBSP

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Accreditation of Business Programs at Lewis University Reaffirmed by ACBSP

Published: February 22, 2021.

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners has reaffirmed accreditation of the business programs at Lewis University.

ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation body for business education. ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes for the business programs offered through the College of Business at Lewis University meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.

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. The following business programs at Lewis University are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs:

  • Accounting, B.S.
  • Business Administration, B.S.
  • Business Administration, M.B.A.
  • Business Analytics, M.S.
  • Economics, B.S.
  • Finance, B.S.
  • Finance, M.S.F.
  • Information Security & Risk Management, B.S. (Information Security & Management, B.S. FA19)
  • Information Security, M.S. (Information Security Management, M.S. FA19)
  • Information Systems, B.S.
  • Information Technology Management, B.S. converting to Analytics, B.S. (accelerated)
  • International Business, B.S.
  • Management, B.A.
  • Marketing, B.S.
  • Organizational Leadership, B.A.
  • Organizational Leadership, M.A.O.L.
  • Project Management, M.S.
  • Social Media Marketing, B.S. (Digital Marketing, B.S. FA19)
  • Sport Management, B.A.

The business programs at Lewis University were first accredited by ACBSP in 2010. The University is required to go through the reaffirmation process every 10 years to maintain ACBSP accreditation. “Lewis 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 reaffirmation of accreditation is evidence that Lewis University is committed to maintaining the highest quality business education for their students for the next 10 years, just as they have done for the past decade,” said Parscale.

For more information about the College of Business, call (815) 836-5250.

Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,300 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University is nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. Visit for further information.

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