Accreditation & Assessment

Northwest Nazarene University's School of Business degree programs are fully accredited under the following accrediting bodies:

Regional Accreditation:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

 

National Business Accreditation:

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

 

NNU School of Business - Assessment Tracking:

In its ongoing process to monitor studentsí success, the NNU School of Business has established several objectives to demonstrate overall effectiveness and learning.

Undergraduate:

It is the goal of the undergraduate business program for students to increase their overall business acumen or knowledge.  The objective is to rank in the 80th percentile or higher as a group on the MFT-ETS exam (Major Field Test):

It is also the objective that business students will rank in the 60th percentile or higher as a group in each of the nine sub-categories or areas closely matching the CPC (common professional core) of the MFT-ETS exam:

    It is the goal of the undergraduate business program for students to increase their general education acumen or knowledge. The objective is to have at least 60% of business students achieve distinction in one or more areas of the CAAP Exam:

      It is the goal of the undergraduate business program for students to be prepared for a position upon graduation. The objective is to have at least 80% of intern supervisors indicate that they would hire the student after the internship:


        Graduate:

        It is the goal of the graduate business program for students to increase their overall business acumen or knowledge.  The objective is 85% of the students will show an increase in test results in an MBA pre/post exam:

        • Between 2006 and 2010, 80 MBA students have completed both the Pre and Post MBA Exam.
        • Of the 80 students, 72 showed an increase in test results with 5 showing a decrease and 3 with no change.  The overall average of increase was 19%.
        • For this population, 90% of the students showed an increase in test results.