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AACSB Accreditation


All degree programs in the Kelce College of Business are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  AACSB-accredited schools have the highest-quality faculty, deliver relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide educational and career opportunities that are not found at other business schools.

AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5% of the more than 16,000 schools worldwide granting business degrees have earned AACSB Accreditation. AACSB-accredited schools produce graduates that are highly skilled and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools.

AACSB-accredited schools have the highest-quality faculty, deliver relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide educational and career opportunities that are not found at other business schools.  To learn more as to why AACSB accreditation matters to students click here.

Rankings and Recognitions

Pittsburg State University is an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the school in the 2018 edition of its "Best Business Schools." The Princeton Review has also recognized the PSU Kelce College of Business as the #3 Most Family Friendly based on student assessment of: how happy married students are, how many students have children, how helpful the business school is to students with children, and how much the school does for spouses of students.

Top 15 in the NationThe business college at Pittsburg State University was named one of the top business colleges in the nation by Entrepreneur Magazine, a leading publication for and about entrepreneurs. In its April issue, the magazine listed the MBA programs most highly rated by their students in six areas key to a successful career in business.  Read the Press Release.

In 2018, the Accounting Degree Review ranked the Kelce College #6 in the nation for programs offering degrees with forensic accounting.  Accounting majors may choose to earn a minor in Fraud Examination.  This innovative interdisciplinary minor is composed of a curriculum that is patterned after the requirements for the nationally recognized Certificate in Fraud Examination.  Additionally, accounting students may choose to earn a minor or certificate in internal auditing.  The college is one of only 50 schools worldwide offering a curriculum sanctioned by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

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