Why does accreditation matter?

NMSU’s College of Business is accredited

We are accredited by AACSB International–The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and are one of relatively few colleges with accreditation of both undergraduate and graduate business and accounting programs.

We are also among the relatively few colleges that have met AACSB’s rigorous standards of excellence.

AACSB International is a not-for-profit organization consisting of more than 900 educational organizations and corporations. AACSB International is the premier accrediting agency and service organization for business schools worldwide.

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Does accreditation matter?

AACSB’s accreditation means our faculty, degree programs, and academic curricula meet AACSB’s rigorous achievement standards for business schools.

We’ve confirmed our commitment to quality education by earning their hallmark of excellence.

Our accreditation gives you an edge.

  • You will receive top value for your education dollars.
  • You will have an advantage in employment opportunities — employers will know you have achieved specific learning goals that meet their job standards; they can be assured your education will meet their requirements for skill, knowledge, and ability.
  • You may also have broader career choices, both nationally and internationally, because of the breadth and scope of instruction and experience in your college education.