The Robert J. Manning School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, whose mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education. This is the highest level of business school accreditation an institution can achieve in the United States.
AACSB accreditation puts the Manning School of Business in the company of elite business schools across the country. Fewer than 700 schools in the United States have achieved the status of AACSB accreditation for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Specifically, accreditation offers students, employers and business partners objective assurance that the Manning School of Business:
- offers students relevant curricula, qualified faculty, and effective policies and practices;
- designs and offers degree programs that include the knowledge and practices generally accepted in the management community;
- provides students with an understanding of today's complex business environment; and
- is committed to a process of continuous improvement.
The Manning School of Business accounting programs are also accredited by the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) and endorsed by the Institute of Management Accountants.