The Academic Business Unit at Institution has received specialized accreditation for its business program(s) through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please view our IACBE member status page.
The programs accredited by IACBE at UBIS are the following:
• Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (BAIR)
• Accelerated Master’s in Business Administration (AMBA)
• Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)
• Master of Arts in International Relations (MAIR)
• Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
• Executive Doctor of Business Administration (EDBA)
UBIS is listed in the CHEA Database as programmatically accredited by IACBE which is a national advocate and institutional voice for academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is a U.S. association of degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations. CHEA is the only national organization focused exclusively on higher education accreditation and quality assurance.
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