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COB Accreditation (AACSB)

College of Business Accreditation

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

AACSB Accreditation consists of 4 major components. All four components must be planned, executed, clearly documented and presented to the review committee when the time comes. This analysis requires team work, outreach, collegiality and good management.  No one can accomplish this task alone. The process is lengthy and tedious, which requires lots of patience and effort. The task is challenging, but achievable as a team. 

1. Strategic Planning

Vision

COB will be the number one choice in the region for students seeking the best value in a business education that prepares them to excel in and contribute to the regional and global economy.

Mission

COB is committed to promoting social mobility by providing our diverse student population an affordable, relevant, and high-quality education and to creating and disseminating knowledge through impactful research.

Core Values

Our core values serve as the foundation for fulfilling the mission and achieving the vision of the College of Business. We value academic excellence, diversity & inclusion, innovation, integrity, and sustainability.

Shared Commitment

We are committed to maintaining an AACSB-accredited institution where innovation, impact, and community engagement drive educational and scholarly excellence.

2. Assurance of Learning

Assurance of Learning includes regular Assessment efforts and cycles to track improvements for each core class.  There are goals and schedules to manage attaiment and document success of these goals and track efforts impact to improve on goal metrics.  We track these by Under Graduate BS, MBA, and Each MS program.

3. Faculty Qualification and Sufficiency

These are the tools and instructions for faculty.  Guidance, documents and goals to promote advancement and new educational references. We guide faculty to uniform tracking of their efforts and publication and collect the data for tracking and reporting.