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Accreditors

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges image
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges is an institutional level accrediting body meaning that they accredit the entire university, not just a single college or program. Tarleton State University has been accredited by SACS-COC since 1926 and was most recently reaffirmed in 2010. Our next reaffirmation is in 2021
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs icon
Accredited since 1991 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the College of Business Administration 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.
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business member icon
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is the premier business school accrediting body. Currently an AACSB Member, Tarleton State University's College of Business Accreditation is seeking AACSB accreditation and is well on its path to achieving this rare honor, something that achieved by fewer than 5% of the world's business schools.

Accreditation

Accreditation of an institution is the result of an external body reviewing the process of an organization, the qualifications of 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, we are also pursuing accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), an achievement held by fewer than 5% of the world's business schools.

Accredited Programs

  Discipline SACS-COC ACBSP AACSB
Master of Business Administration   MBA MBA  
Accounting, Finance, and Economics         
  Accounting BBA BBA   
  Finance BBA BBA   
  Economics BS    
  Masters in Accounting MAcc    
Management         
  Business BAAS BAAS  
  General Business BBA BBA  
  Human Resource Management BBA BBA  
  International Business BBA BBA  
  Management BBA BBA  
  Masters in Human Resource Management MS MS  
Marketing and CIS        
  Information Technology BAAS    
  Computer Information Systems BBA/BS BBA  
  Marketing BBA BBA  
  Masters in Information Systems MS