Brooklyn College School of Business Earns AACSB Reaccreditation

Brooklyn College School of Business Earns AACSB Reaccreditation

Brooklyn College is proud to announce that the Koppelman School of Business has earned its extension of accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the global accrediting body for business schools.

Offering degrees in accounting, business management, economics and finance, the Koppelman School is part of an elite group of schools in the world that grant business degrees at the bachelor’s level or higher, and is the only accredited business school in Brooklyn.

“Congratulations to everyone at the Murray Koppelman School of Business for securing this prestigious distinction,” said President Michelle J. Anderson. “Dean Qing Hu and the entire Koppelman faculty are doing an outstanding job of preparing the business leaders of tomorrow through hands-on experience and professional mentorship.”

Just a few of the programs and initiatives that set Koppelman apart include:

  • CUNY’s first concentration in Diversity and Inclusion in Business for the school’s BBA in Business Administration undergraduate program spans the liberal arts and focuses on addressing racial, ethnic and gender disparities.
  • Popular, fully online MS degrees in business administration and accounting designed to be completed in one year for full-time students or dedicated working professionals.
  • The MD Sass Investment Institute offers a unique experiential learning opportunity for students in finance and investing.
  • Executive-in-Residence Program and business affairs! annual conference that connects students with expertise and opportunities through business industry leaders and successful alumni.
  • Koppelman Entrepreneurship Competitions that develop creative thinking and support student entrepreneurs.

“Being the only accredited business school in Brooklyn gives our students a competitive edge,” said Dean Hu. “I would like to thank our faculty, corporate partners, and alumni business leaders who have engaged our students through initiatives like the Executive in Residence Program and Business Affairs! events as well as internships and experiential learning opportunities and mentoring programs. World-class faculty, real-world experience and alumni engagement are what set Koppelman apart.”

A recent example of how Koppelman is connecting students with industry professionals was a workshop with leading New York-based real estate firm Citysphere for a guest lecture in Assistant Professor Cindy Pham’s class on the intricacies of selling in the real estate industry. real estate. This is just another example of how the Koppelman School builds bridges between academic learning and practical industry knowledge.

Student Daviti Mkheidze evaluated the guest lecture session.

“Hearing real estate expert Patrice Bericourt’s inspiring real estate journey was a unique learning experience to master the art of sales,” said Mkheidze. “I learned the importance of building relationships, having effective communication, and embracing rejection as an opportunity to grow.”

Achieving AACSB accreditation is a rigorous, mission-driven process that includes an in-depth assessment of degree programs’ learning delivery, faculty intellectual contribution, industry and community engagement, and social impact, and a comprehensive process of peer review that focuses on continuous improvement in all areas. During this multi-year pathway, schools focus on developing and implementing programs to achieve their mission and align with AACSB accreditation standards. These principles-based standards seek excellence in areas related to strategic management and innovation, research and teaching and learning.

Founded in 1916, AACSB is the largest business education network of students, educators and businesses globally providing quality assurance, business education intelligence and professional development services to more than 1,600 organizations and over 800 accredited schools of business worldwide. The accreditation process measures the quality of educational services against 15 international standards that ensure continuous improvement and provide focus for schools to fulfill their academic program and mission.

AACSB has 1,013 accredited institutions in over 60 countries and territories and 194 institutions with AACSB accreditation for accounting programs. Achieving this milestone ensures greater access to high-quality business education for students worldwide and businesses seeking top talent.

“AACSB congratulates each institution on achieving AACSB accreditation,” said Stephanie Bryant, executive vice president and global chief of accreditation at AACSB. “Commitment to earning accreditation is a true reflection of each school’s commitment — not only to its students, alumni network and larger business community — but to society as a whole.”

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