Jun 22, 2021

Vancouver, BC – The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners has awarded Langara College accreditation of its business programs.

“ACBSP accreditation speaks to the high level of instruction and the quality of our business programs,” said Marianne Gianacopoulos, Division Chair, Langara School of Management. “We thank the ACBSP in working with us through the accreditation process as we join their international community of excellence in business education."

The programs include: 

  • Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Business Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing Management
  • Accounting Diploma
  • Business Management Diploma
  • Financial Management Diploma
  • Marketing Management Diploma
  • Post Degree Diploma: Accounting
  • Post Degree Diploma: Business Management
  • Post Degree Diploma: Marketing Management 

Celebrating 33 years of excellence in global business program accreditation, ACBSP is the only organization offering specialized business accreditation for all degree levels, from associate to baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs. ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the business degrees and programs offered through Langara College meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.

Based on the Baldridge Education Criteria for Performance Excellence, ACBSP accreditation evaluates aspects of leadership, strategic planning, relationships with stakeholders, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and educational support to determine whether the business programs offer a rigorous educational experience and demonstrate continuous quality improvement.

“Langara College 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, who will present the Certificate of Accreditation at ACBSP Conference 2021 in Miami, Florida, in late June. “This accreditation is evidence that Langara College is committed to providing the highest quality business education for their students.” 

About Langara College   
Located in beautiful Vancouver, B.C., Canada, snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 23,000 students annually. With more than 1,700 courses and 130 programs, Langara’s expansive academic breadth and depth allows students of all ages, backgrounds, and life stages to choose their own educational path. Langara is also known as snəw̓eyəɬ leləm 'house of teachings', a name given to it by Musqueam, on whose unceded traditional territory the College is located. 

About ACBSP 
ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation body for business education. ACBSP’s global mission is to pursue a better tomorrow by advancing and recognizing excellence in business education through continuous improvement. ACBSP’s global vision is to see every business program of quality accredited and pursuing continuous improvement. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels. Recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in 2001 and again in 2011, ACBSP was the first to offer specialized business accreditation at all degree levels and the first to offer certificate accreditation. ACBSP currently accredits business programs at more than 1,200 campuses in 60 countries. 

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Mark Dawson  
Manager, Public Affairs 
Langara College 

Melinda Dorning 
Director, Marketing and Communications