TAMU-CC College of Business Receives Five-Year Extension of Prestigious AACSB Business and Accounting Accreditations

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The business and accounting degree programs in the College of Business at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi have undergone a successful five-year continuous improvement review and have maintained their accreditations by AACSB International—the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business programs. Today, there are 836 business schools in 55 countries and territories that maintain AACSB Accreditation. Similarly, 189 institutions maintain an additional specialized AACSB Accreditation for their accounting programs.

“AACSB congratulates Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi on extending its accreditation,” said Stephanie M. Bryant, executive vice president and chief accreditation officer of AACSB International. “The intense peer-review process confirms a school’s continued focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching, research, curricula development, and student learning. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s dedication to delivering high quality business education will create the next generation of great leaders.

The College of Business at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi brings together faculty with real-world experience to engage students in order to prepare successful professionals for a changing global enterprise. The College’s undergraduate and master’s programs include seven undergraduate degrees, 10 minors, and two graduate programs. 

“We’re honored to be recognized by AACSB for our efforts to bring continuous improvement to the TAMU-CC business and accounting programs,” said Dr. John E. Gamble, Dean of the College of Business. “The faculty and staff of the College have worked tirelessly over the past five years to ensure that our academic programs are of the highest quality.  In addition, our faculty have impacted the body of knowledge in their disciplines through their research endeavors and the College’s Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center and the South Texas Economic Development Center have brought about meaningful socio-economic impact to the Coastal Bend region.  Most importantly, our faculty, staff, and programs have brought greater opportunity to our students and graduates through attractive career opportunities.”  

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To learn more about the College of Business, go to http://cob.tamucc.edu/. Or to learn more about AACSB International accreditation, go to the accreditation section of the AACSB International Web site at http://www.aacsb.edu/accreditation/.