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Keystone College business programs receive reaccreditation

Jan 18, 2023

Four Keystone College business programs have been reaccredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), recognizing them as among the world’s best in business education.

The Keystone programs reaccredited by the IACBE are the college’s bachelor’s programs in accounting, business administration, sport and recreation management, and the associate of science program in business administration. The programs were originally accredited by the IACBE in 2014.

“The (Keystone College) Division of Business, Management, and Technology at Keystone College has demonstrated compliance of its business program(s) with the IACBE Accreditation Principles through a rigorous process of self-evaluation and independent peer review. In addition, the Division of Business, Management, and Technology has demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality in its business programs and operations,” the IACBE stated.

Iacbe AccreditedWith its headquarters in Overland Park Kansas, the IACBE was founded in 1997 and is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and business-related education for colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions whose primary purpose is excellence in teaching and learning. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions with campuses worldwide and has accredited thousands of business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Central America, and South America.

Keystone’s Business, Management, and Technology Department prepares students for success through excellence in academics and  hands-on-learning with faculty and industry leaders.

“Keystone College is honored to gain reaccreditation by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education,” said Patricia Davis, Ph.D., professor of accounting and program director of Keystone’s accounting, business, hospitality, and supply chain management programs.

“This recognition is the direct result of the excellence and dedication of our talented faculty and students. We are proud to offer business programs at Keystone that are second to none. Our successful alumni working at the top levels of their respective professions are absolute proof of that fact.”

Patricia Davis, Ph.D

Recognized as one of the best educational values in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Keystone offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree options in liberal arts and science-based programs in business, communications, education, natural science, environmental science, and social sciences. Located 15 minutes from Scranton, Pa. and two hours from New York City and Philadelphia, Keystone is known for small class sizes and individual attention focused on student success through internships, research, and community involvement.