ACBSP Accredited

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, ignites a standard of excellence for business education accreditation through student involvement and achievement, innovative curriculum development and research-based teaching methods, as well as setting accreditation standards based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide.

The Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics at, California State University Channel Islands, has the following business programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP):

  • BS in Business (BSB)
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)
  • MS Biotechnology/MBA Dual Degree Program
  • BSB option in Finance
  • BSB option in Management
  • BSB option in Marketing

The following program has been excluded from ACBSP Accreditation at the request of the MVS School of Business & Economics: BA in Economics (BAE)

View our Student Achievements

Graduation, attrition, and retention

Graduation, attrition, and retention

  • Full Time First Freshmen retention rate: 76.9%
  • New Transfer retention rate: 85.9%

MVS Graduation Rates

  • Current 4-Year graduation rate: 26.6%
  • Current 6-year graduation rate: 69.8%
  • Current transfer 2-year graduation rate: 51.4%
  • Current transfer 4-year graduation rate: 82.1%

Employment earnings & advancement

Successful transfer of credit

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