At AACSB, they have a group of business experts who quality check the best business schools, colleges and universities, to ensure that their students get the best education possible. Therefore, the work they do is highly regarded by employers around the world. With over 800 accredited business institutions, in as many as 56 countries around the globe; you can easily find a local AACSB-accredited school, college or university course near you. They cover both business management and accounting programs, providing quality assurance at a variety of educational institutions, and as they have accredited institutions all over the world, you can rest assured that what you learn will be globally recognised business skills and knowledge.
Why study at an AACSB-accredited institution?
Getting AACSB international accreditation shows that the school you attend has gone to great lengths to ensure that they pass the rigorous quality testing for providing the best business education. The accreditation process covers all of the elements which make sure students get the most out their course with quality education, including ensuring all the information taught is up to date; course materials are challenging, high-quality and appropriate for that education level. Meanwhile ensuring that ethical values, diversity and social responsibility are also adhered to and covering the core skills and knowledge required for that qualification. Alongside the accreditation of the school and their list of accredited schools, AACSB also frequently gathers data from their schools to ensure that accreditation standards are kept up and that continuous improvement is made, such as student satisfaction and graduate employment rates.
Some of the schools, colleges and universities with business accreditation include:
- Abu Dhabi University (College of Business Administration, UAE)
- Lancaster University (Management School, UK)
- London Business School (UK)
- The Open University (UK)
- Baylor University (USA)
- Mahidol University International College (Thailand)
As well as having the chance to study at a prestigious school of management, business college or university anywhere in the world, when you enrol in an AACSB-accredited course you increase your employment and further educational opportunities. Many employers, as well as universities with MBA and PhD programmes, will prefer a student who has taken an AACSB-accredited course as they can be sure of the quality of your education.