Published: January 22, 2009
The University of Tampa’s John H. Sykes College of Business recently
received reaccreditation of its undergraduate and master’s degree
programs in business by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of
The reaccreditation, which occurs every six years, noted several strengths of the Sykes College of Business:
engagement with the community through the Center for Ethics, TECO
Energy Center for Leadership, Naimoli Institute for Business Strategy
and Florida Entrepreneur and Family Business Center.
engagement through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program,
the Graduate Leadership Development Program and the Strategic Analysis
Program (SAP) — the capstone course for all undergraduate and MBA
students and facilitated by the Naimoli Institute.
- The commitment to instilling professionalism among students through the Professional Expectations Partnership (PEP).
- Commitment of the faculty.
- Pre-tenure review process for non-tenured faculty.
- Allowing student input through the Student Advisory Council.
the reaccreditation, the Sykes College of Business remains one of a
select group of colleges in the Southeast accredited at both the
graduate and undergraduate levels by AACSB.
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
is an association of educational institutions, businesses, and other
organizations devoted to the advancement of higher education in
management education. It is also the premier accrediting agency of
collegiate business schools and accounting programs worldwide.