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AACSB Accreditation

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) assures an accredited institution encourages excellence and improvement from its undergraduate and graduate business programs. The AACSB International represents the highest standard of accreditation for business schools internationally. The association also analyzes and approves accounting programs. View video.

The University of Tampa's Sykes College of Business is one of only 25 private schools in the Southeast accredited at both the graduate and undergraduate levels by AACSB International.

AACSB International accreditation assures stakeholders that business schools:

  • Manage resources to achieve a vibrant and relevant mission.
  • Advance business and management knowledge through faculty scholarship.
  • Provide high-caliber teaching of quality and current curricula.
  • Cultivate meaningful interaction between students and a qualified faculty.
  • Produce graduates who have achieved specified learning goals.