California Baptist University is one of the top private Christian colleges and universities in Southern California. CBU offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and credential programs in Riverside, San Bernardino and online.
- Year founded: 1950
- Area — 162 acres
- Enrollment strength: 11K
- Degree Programs: 40 Masters Degrees,103 Undergrad Programs, and 7 Associate Programs
- Faculty & Staff: 100% Christian
State of the University 2021
Center for Business Excellence
The Dr. Robert K. Jabs School of Business at California Baptist University hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Center for Business Excellence on Nov. 4. The center is aimed at helping small and medium-sized business owners in the community.
The center provides services such as:
- One-on-one coaching with a faculty member with an entrepreneurial experience
- Official Certiport testing center, where employees and employers can obtain certificates in a variety of technologies
- Holding seminars in conjunction with the Dr. Paul and Annie Kienel Leadership Institute
“Some years ago, the brainchild of the faculty of the Jabs School was to engage with our community directly. “We are excited by the presence of this Center for Business Excellence, which will provide seminars and training and certifications to make a difference in the lives of small to medium sized business owners, leaders and staff.”said Dr. Tim Gramling, dean of the Dr. Robert K. Jabs School of Business
Keanon Alderson, Ph.D. – Professor of Business
Nolan Gouveia, M.B.A. – Department Lead for Entrepreneurship
CBU – School of Entrepreneurhip
Cal Baptist University also offers an entrepreneurship degree. The main faculty for this program include Nolan Gouveia who serves as Department Lead for Entrepreneurship and lecturer. Andrew Herrity is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Business. The School of Business offers:
- Entrepreneurship Minor
- Business Concentration
- Family Business Management Concentration
Students also have the opportunity to compete in an in-house business plan competition. Riverside is one of the top cities in the USA for new business startups, and practicing entrepreneurs visit regularly to speak in classes.
CBU – College of Engineering
With a new building, Cal Baptist University has a good engineering college and has a sizable portfolio of graduating students for different programs. The engineering school alone graduates following number of students each year:
- 144 Bachelors
- 24 Masters
- 12 PhD
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