Accreditation of the UCCI Business Studies Programmes

IACBE

Lenexa, Kansas, USA (April 2017) – The Board of Commissioners of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce that, at its meeting in San Francisco, California, USA on 22-23 April 2017, the University College of the Cayman Islands in Grand Cayman was granted first- time accreditation of the business and management programmes offered through its Department of Business Studies.

The Department of Business Studies at the University of the Cayman Islands has undertaken a rigorous self-evaluation and has undergone a comprehensive, independent peer review for the following degree programmes:

Associate of Arts (AA) in Business Administration Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees:

  • AAS in Accounting
  • AAS in Business Administration

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration degrees:

  • BS in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting
  • BS in Business Administration with a Concentration in Management

For these programmes, the Department of Business Studies has demonstrated compliance with the following Accreditation Principles of the IACBE:

  1. Outcomes Assessment
  2. Strategic Planning
  3. Curriculum
  4. Faculty
  5. Scholarly and Professional Activities
  6. Resources
  7. Internal and External Relationships
  8. International Business Education
  9. Educational Innovation

In addition, the Department of Business Studies has demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality in its business programs and operations.

About the IACBE – The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (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 management education for student-centered colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions throughout the world. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses worldwide, and has accredited over 1,500 business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and South America.

The IACBE’s World Headquarters are located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, 66215, USA. For more information, please visit the IACBE’s website at www.iacbe.org. The accreditation status is documented online. For more information visit http://iacbe.org/.

ACCA

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Concentration: Accounting is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Graduates of this programme from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2021 are exempt from Papers F1-F4 of the ACCA exams.