Beacom School of Business maintains AACSB accreditation

AACSB accreditation for the Beacom School of Business at the University of South Dakota has been extended through the 2018-2019 academic year, according to Dean Venky Venkatachalam.

He thanked the faculty and staff members of the business school for their work in seeking the continued accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than 5 percent of the world’s business programs. There are 727 business schools in 48 countries and territories that maintain AACSB accreditation.

AACSB International strives to advance quality management education worldwide through accreditation, thought leadership, and value-added services. As the premier accreditation body for institutions offering undergraduate, master’s, and doctorate degrees in business and accounting, the association also conducts a wide array of conferences and seminar programs at locations throughout the world. AACSB’s global headquarters is located in Tampa, Fla., and its Asia Pacific headquarters is located in Singapore. For more information, please visit the AACSB International website.