Kaplan University Business Programs Are Accredited by ACBSP

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accreditation includes all of Kaplan University’s online and campus-based business degree programs, excluding its Bachelor of Science in Finance degree. For more information on Kaplan University’s ACBSP accreditation, visit

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The Value of Choosing an ACBSP-Accredited School

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This accreditation demonstrates that the School of Business and Information Technology has met standards of business education established by ACBSP that promote teaching excellence and continuous quality improvement.


Kaplan University's School of Business and Information Technology programs are accredited by the ACBSP for the following: 

  • Associate of Applied Science in Accounting
  • Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 
  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Finance
  • Master of Science in Management and Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

With a focus on student outcomes and how they are measured, the School of Business and Information Technology was showcased by the evaluation team for its best practice in the use of data to improve curriculum and student learning.

“Kaplan University welcomes the ACBSP accreditation, as it promotes positive student outcomes and emphasizes continuous improvement,” said Dr. Thomas Boyd, dean of Kaplan University’s School of Business and Information Technology. “We welcome the many opportunities it provides to find new ways to serve our students.”

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According to the ACBSP, earning a business degree from an ACBSP accredited college or university may aid students in gaining acceptance into MBA or other postgraduate programs.

ACBSP’s accreditation standards model the Baldrige National Quality Program, a performance award program that sets high standards for and recognizes excellence in businesses, health care providers, and others. ACBSP provides guidelines for the relevancy of programs and courses that best serve students.

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