We’re exempted by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), California State, US

California Metropolitan University (CMU) is exempted by BPPE to offer educational programs solely for the membership of a bona fide trade, business, professional, or fraternal organization.

CMU has met the qualifications for exemption from regulation under the Act, under the California Education Code (CEC) section 94874 (b)(1). CMU is sponsored by the International Alliance of Business Professionals (IABP), U.S., a non-profit professional association.

View CMU exempt status verification from the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), California, U.S. 

*Legal Statement*

California Metropolitan University (CMU) is wholly owned by the American Education Holdings Corporation, U.S. 

Recognition & Affiliations

Sponsors

International Alliance of Business Professionals (IABP), U.S.

California Metropolitan University (CMU) is sponsored by the International Alliance of Business Professionals (IABP), US.

IABP is a membership-based non-profit professional organization headquartered in California. IABP has international offices in Europe and Southeast Asia providing industrial training and career development services to fresh graduates and young professionals.

To study at CMU, an individual must be an IABP member in good standing. Visit www.iabp.us to know more about IABP membership. IABP entity number in California is C4596382.

Other Sponsors:

Oregon Institute of International Education (OIIE), U.S.

Established in year 2004, OIIE, is a non-profit business organization based in Oregon, United States. TEFL International aims to provide international recognition and connection through personnel development training and events and activities for working professionals in business management, teaching and technology industries worldwide. TEFL International membership helps to create a community of learners and contributors for their surrounding in their best possible way.

Visit oiie.us.org to know more about OIIE membership

Partnerships

Nobel University (NU), California, U.S.

CMU has entered into an articulation agreement with NU for IABP members to continue their education at NU. NU is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S Department of Education. View

International American University (IAU), California, U.S.

CMU has entered into an articulation agreement with IAU for IABP members to continue their education at IAU. IAU is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S Department of Education. View

Apollos University (AU), Montana, U.S.

CMU has entered into an articulation agreement with AU for IABP members to continue their education at AU. AU is an approved private institution in the State of Montana accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), and a candidate for accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. DEAC and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools are both recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE). View

 

Professional & Industry Bodies
CMU strives towards ensuring members of the IABP can receive a quality assured professional education by industry bodies for the continuous growth and betterment of their workplace. 

Chartered Management Institute, U.K.

Founded in 1947 and received its royal charter in 2002. The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is a professional institution for management based in the United Kingdom. CMU is a membership partner with CMI and this enables IABP members to obtain CMI membership when they enroll at CMU. 

View CMU - CMI partnership letter

With CMI membership, you will have exclusive access to:

  • CMI’s online resource portal, Management Direct, which includes more than 20,000 pieces of curated management and leadership content 
  • CMI’s mentoring service, which connects you to a global network of senior managers and leaders
  • CMI’s Career Development Centre, which provides numerous tools to help you launch or enhance your employability
  • CMI events and webinars, which connect you with the latest tendencies in business and management
  • CMI job search engine — returning jobs across every locale

Subscribing to CMI  requires you to be a member of IABP and full time student at CMU. Subscription is effective for 1 year from the date of CMI membership. 

Award Apostille & Legalization

a) The apostille certificate is issued by the State of California Secretary of State to authenticate the document to be used in a foreign country. The foreign country must be a member of The Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents (HCCH 1961 Apostille Convention)

Click here to know the member countries of the HCCH 1961 Apostille Convention.

View an apostille certificate issued for the CMU MBA.

b) The legalization process is applied to the countries that are not members of the Hague Apostille Convention.

View a legalized CMU DBA.

For more information and confirmation of which process may apply to you, write to [email protected] 

Note: The legalization format may vary by country. 

"At CMU, we strive to continuously improve to raising the standards of business and management studies, for an impact in your local workplaces in both knowledge and practical aspects.

Our members gain industry recognition and academic acknowledgment for their desire to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the practices relevant to their profession." 

Dr. Roy Virgen. Jr, President
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