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Donald W. Maine College of Business
Accreditation and Approvals

The Donald W. Maine College of BUsiness at Davenport University has received specialized accreditation for its business and acccounting programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Edcuation (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa Kansas, US. 

Programs falling under each of these accreditations by the IACBE are found below.

IACBE Accreditation Summary.pdf

IACBE Disclosure of Student Achievement

International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) Accredited Programs

Master of Business Administration (MBA):

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Traditional
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
  • Competency Based Master of Business Administration (CMBA)

Master of Management (MM)

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in:

  • Accounting
  • Accounting Fraud Investigation
  • Finance
  • General Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sport Management

Bachelor of Science:

  • Legal Studies

Associate of Science:

  • Legal Studies

Associate of Business Administration:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Finance 

The Accounting program in the following degrees has received special accounting accreditation by the IACBE:

  • Master of Accountancy with a major in Honors Professional Accountancy (MAcc)
  • Accounting (BBA)
  • Accounting (BBA) with a specialty in Internal Auditing
  • Accounting (BBA) with a specialty in Management Accounting
  • Accounting Fraud Investigation (BBA)
  • Accounting (ABA)

Annual IACBE Outcome Assessment Reports:


Further Accreditations and Recognitions 

American Bar Association    The Paralegal Studies Program, which offers an Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate at the campus in Grand Rapids, MI has been continuously approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) since 1994.

Michigan State Board of Accountancy

A bachelor’s degree earned at Davenport University with a major in accounting is fully recognized by the Michigan State Board of Accountancy.

Certified Financial Planning (CFP)™, 

A bachelor’s degree in finance with a Financial Planning Specialty is fully recognized by the Certified Financial Planning Standards Board.

Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA),

Davenport University has been accredited in our Sport Management BBA program by COSMA. In September, 2015 the COSMA Board of Commissioners determined that the Bachelor of Business Administration in Sport Management program is consistent with the continuous improvement and excellence in sport management education the COSMA established and is recognized for a seven-year period up to September 2022.

State/Federal Approvals.  Davenport University, an independent, nonprofit institution, is chartered by the State of Michigan and is empowered to grant degrees; it is also certified by the State Approval Agency of the Department of Education. Davenport University is recognized for veterans’ training under the G.I. Bill for Veterans Educational Assistance. The University is approved by the United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service as an institution of higher education for training foreign students. The University is approved by agencies of the state and federal governments for many programs including Rehabilitation, Work Incentive, etc.

Accreditation credentials are available for review from University officials upon request.

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