Bridgepoint Education's Ashford University Adds Bachelor's Degree Program in International Business

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI), a provider of post-secondary education services focused on providing higher access to higher education, announced today that Ashford University has added a new online bachelor degree program in International Business.

The Bachelor of Arts in International Business prepares students for many professional business opportunities, including careers in multinational corporations operating within the United States and abroad.

Graduates are generally prepared to embrace a wide range of careers in all industries and any type of organization, including businesses, not-for-profits and governmental organizations.

"Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in International Business degree combines a well-balanced blend of general business, and specifically tailored international business courses, for a comprehensive education in this field," said Dr. Michael Reilly, program director of Ashford University's College of Business and Professional Studies.

The new degree program in International Business is currently available online at Ashford University. It has been approved by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools as a postsecondary academic degree program. It does not include any additional professional licensures or certifications.

About Ashford University

Founded in 1918, Ashford University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The University offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs online and at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable online and on-campus programs. For more information, please visit or call Shari Rodriguez, director of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.

About Bridgepoint Education

Bridgepoint Education's postsecondary education services focus on offering associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in the disciplines of business, education, psychology, social sciences and health sciences. Bridgepoint Education's regionally accredited academic institutions - Ashford University and University of the Rockies - deliver their programs online as well as at traditional campuses located in Clinton, Iowa, and Colorado Springs, Colorado. For more information about Bridgepoint Education, visit or call Shari Rodriguez, director of Public Relations at 858.668.2580.