Accreditation of an institution is the result of an external body reviewing the processes of an organization, the qualifications of its personnel, and the student assessment processes in place to drive student learning. At the university level, Tarleton State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The College of Business falls under this accreditation along with each of the programs under it. Additionally, the College of Business is also accredited by the discipline specific accrediting body Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Finally, the College of Business is now accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), an achievement held by fewer than 5% of the world’s business schools.

Strategic Management and Innovation

  • Standard 1: Strategic Planning
  • Standard 2: Physical, Virtual, and Financial Resources
  • Standard 3: Faculty and Professional Staff Resources

Learner Success

  • Standard 4: Curriculum
  • Standard 5: Assurance of Learning
  • Standard 6: Learner Progression
  • Standard 7: Teaching Effectiveness and Impact

Thought Leadership, Engagement, and Societal Impact

  • Standard 8: Impact of Scholarship
  • Standard 9: Engagement and Societal Impact

Accreditors

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Tarleton State University’s College of Business has been awarded AACSB International accreditation, a distinction enjoyed by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide. AACSB-accredited schools undergo a rigorous peer review to ensure their ability to provide a future-focused business education. During the multiyear process, schools develop and implement a plan that meets accreditation requirements.

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Tarleton State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tarleton State University.

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Accredited since 1991 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the College of Business at Tarleton State University adheres to the high standard set forth in ACBSP’s requirements including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Student and Stakeholder Focus, Student Learning Assessment, Faculty Focus, Curriculum, and Business Unit Performance.