Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

AACSB accredited logoThe Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the world’s largest business education alliance and connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to its member organizations and its accredited business schools worldwide. AACSB’s mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education.

To become AACSB-accredited the School of Business was required to satisfy the eligibility requirements and the 15 accreditation standards which are clustered under four main headings:

Strategic Management and Innovation Standard

1: Mission, Impact, Innovation Standard

2: Intellectual Contributions, Impact, and Alignment with Mission Standard

3: Financial Strategies and Allocation of Resources

Participants – Students, Faculty, and Professional Staff Standard

4: Student Admissions, Progression, and Career Development Standard

5: Faculty Sufficiency and Deployment Standard

6: Faculty Management and Support Standard

7: Professional Staff Sufficiency and Deployment

Learning and Teaching Standard

8: Curricula Management and Assurance of Learning Standard

9: Curriculum Content Standard

10: Student-Faculty Interactions Standard

11: Degree Program Educational Level, Structure, and Equivalence Standard

12: Teaching Effectiveness

Academic and Professional Engagement Standard

13: Student Academic and Professional Engagement Standard

14: Executive Education Standard

15: Faculty Qualifications and Engagement