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Murray State maintains AACSB business accreditation

By Jake Kratzenberg

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MURRAY, Ky. (April 25, 2018)’TheArthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University has maintained its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

?Thefaculty and staff of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business do exceptional work in the paramount process of Murray State University: teaching and learning,? said Dr. Tim Todd, dean. ?We are very proud of this maintenance of accreditation once again from the gold-standard accreditation agency of AACSB. This high mark of quality will continue to benefit our students for years to come, ensuring their success as leaders of businesses and organizations of all types.?

AACSBaccreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education that has been earned by less than 5 percent of the world’s business programs. Approximately 810 business schools across 53 countries and territories maintain AACSB accreditation. To maintain accreditation, institutions must complete an intensive, peer-reviewed process every five years to ensure continuous improvement and compliance with quality standards.

?TheArthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business is very proud to be recognized once again for our student-centered academic programs, service learning opportunities and meaningful faculty and student research,? said Dr. Joy Humphreys, assistant dean. ?We are proud and honored to maintain our AACSB accreditation.?

?Bothour ability and our capacity, as the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, to continuously maintain AACSB accreditation since 1976 speaks volumes about the high caliber of our faculty and staff as well as the quality of our business students,? said Dr. Gerry Nkombo Muuka, director of the accreditation process.

Studentspursuing degrees in business at Murray State are prepared for careers in a wide variety of fields, ranging from management and marketing to business administration and logistics and supply chain management. In addition to their coursework, students are encouraged to pursue research opportunities and internships in their respective fields to gain both real-world experience and course credit. Students can also get involved with a number of student organizations, including the Murray State Society for Human Resource Management, the Management and Marketing Club and the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Club. Additionally, the college offers education abroad programs for students to take their business education to an international level.

Tolearn more about the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University, visitmurraystate.edu/business. Visitaacsb.edu/accreditationto learn more about AACSB International accreditation.