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Bethune Cookman University Hubert L . Grimes , John Reeves Daytona Beach , Florida December 2017
Bethune Cookman-University is a Historically Black College and University ( HBCU ) located in Daytona Beach , Florida . B-CU has an internationally diverse faculty of undergraduates and graduate students with Baccalaureate degrees in 37 majors . Degrees and certifications are offered through the College of Education , College of Entrepreneurship & Business , College of Health Sciences , School of Nursing , College of Liberal Arts , College of Science , Engineering and Mathematics , College of Undergraduate Studies , Graduate Studies , Online College , School of Professional Studies and the School of Performing Arts & Communication .
The University ' s mission is to develop global leaders committed to service , life-long learning and diversity by providing a faith-based environment of academic excellence and transformative experiences .
Bethune-Cookman University ' s Online College is the only United States Distance Leaming Association Certified Program in the State of Florida and is the second HBCU in the nation to receive the certification . This certification allows students to reach educational goals online at home and abroad .
Program Success 16 Fall 2017
In July 2017 B-CU received notification from the National Accreditation and Equivalency Council of the Bahamas ( NAECOB ) that it had met the requirements to carry out recruitment and enrollment activities and was in full compliance for offering online courses and online degree programs for its Bahamas Initiative . This is a major accomplishment for B-CU in meeting several University Strategic Goals and Key Performance Indicators such as acquisition of a significant accreditation status , broadening the B-CU global footprint , aligning B-CU Mission and Vision statements of developing global leaders committed to service , life-long learning , and honoring the University ' s commitment to becoming an international university through forging global partnerships and increasing student enrollment .