Best in business
Why does AACSB-accreditation matter? AACSB is the premier accreditor of business schools in the world (a.k.a the Rolls-Royce of business school accreditation). Less than five percent — or about 840 — of the world’s business programs are AACSB-accredited. To become AACSB-accredited, business schools must achieve rigorous, high-quality standards to prove themselves as the best in business education globally.
Fifteen (yes, 15!) standards in the following categories must be met to earn AACSB accreditation:
- Strategic management and innovation
- Participants (students, faculty, and professional staff)
- Learning and teaching
- Academic and professional engagement
And it doesn’t stop there. The entire process includes reviews from peer institutions, self-evaluations, and the creation of strategic plans to make sure the innovation and quality standards keep improving. Every five years, schools have to undergo reviews to make sure they are evolving and meeting the highest standards in business education.
Source: AACSB website https://www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/standards/business)
Employers take notice
A business degree from an AACSB-accredited university shows employers that your business education is top-notch and competitive.
As explained by Hector Quintanilla, dean of the School of Business at Texas Wesleyan, “AASCB accreditation exemplifies our commitment to students, our dedication to delivering the highest quality in business education and the work of our expert faculty.” With an AACSB-accredited school, you can be confident you’re learning from expert professors and a cutting-edge curriculum.
Your degree from an AACSB-accredited school also makes you a part of a worldwide community dedicated to excellence in business education. AACSB isn’t just recognized nationally, it is a global organization. No matter where your career takes you, your degree from an AACSB-accredited school will be valued.
Check out more on what makes AACSB-accredited schools stand apart from others.
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