Niagara University’s Holzschuh College of Business Administration has received the full renewal of its AACSB accreditation, the world’s highest standard of excellence in business education. This award, held by Niagara since 2001, is the result of an extensive review process and recognizes the exceptional quality of the College of Business’ academic programs, faculty and resources, as well as its continued pursuit of forward-thinking business education in partnership. Recognizes its commitment to growth. business community.
“Our successful maintenance of AACSB accreditation validates our ability to provide a timely, relevant, forward-thinking, and globally oriented professional education and a highly valued degree,” said Mark Frascator, dean of the college. “It is a testament to the commitment of our faculty, staff and alumni that our students gain both the knowledge and valuable experience that prepares them to become the next generation of great leaders.”
AACSB International – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is a leading global accreditation of business schools. AACSB evaluates programs against international standards that reflect trends in today’s business environment, including changing demographics, global economic and social forces, new technologies, and increasing demands for accountability, social responsibility, and sustainable practices.
Those who earn this coveted accreditation join an elite group comprising less than 5 percent of the world’s business schools.
In addition to quality business programs tailored to the needs of today’s workforce, AASCB accreditation means outstanding faculty who are teachers, scholars, practitioners and mentors; Significant partnerships with the business community; and focused on social impact.
“One of the things that most impressed the AACSB review team was our faculty’s commitment to our students,” said Frascator. “You have clearly seen that our faculty is genuinely committed to the personal experience of which we are proud.
“Another highlight of the accreditation process was the opportunity to introduce our two new centers – the Center for Engagement and the Center for Global Citizenry,” he continued. “Each is led by a faculty director who is committed to ensuring that all HCBA students graduate with a wealth of engaging experiences and a genuine sense of being a citizen of the world.”
Niagara University’s Holzschuh College of Business Administration offers graduate programs in accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing with minors and concentrations in specialty areas such as fraud testing, white-collar crime, supply chain management, and food marketing. The College also offers MS in Finance and MBA programs with multiple majors.
The university’s international proximity offers students and faculty the opportunity to serve and interact with the business community locally and around the world, and its strong commitment to service and ethics-based education empowers students to make a positive impact on the global community . attached.
The college offers students state-of-the-art facilities, including a financial services laboratory, and maintains a strong alumni base to encourage networking, provide internship opportunities, and provide employment opportunities. Upon graduation, students enjoy a 97 percent job or graduate school placement rate.
“The AACSB congratulates each institution on their achievement,” said Stephanie M. Bryant, AACSB Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer. “Each AACSB-accredited school focuses on excellence in all areas, including teaching, research, curriculum development and student learning. The intense peer review process demonstrates their commitment to quality business education.”
AACSB has stood for the highest standards of excellence since 1916, providing quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to more than 1,500 member organizations and more than 785 accredited business schools worldwide. With its global headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA; Headquarters for Europe, Middle East and Africa in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and Asia Pacific Headquartered in Singapore, AACSB’s mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation and increase impact in business education.