AACSB Accredited

The College of Business (CoB) is one of 5% of business schools with accreditation by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

1 of 5%

of business programs with
AACSB international accreditation.

  • Carl Larsson, associate professor, earned second place for 2023's Teaching and Learning Publication Award. 
  • Professors Jason and Kristin Fink won first place for 2023's Applied or Integration/Application Publication Award. 
  • Weiwei Zhang and Jaideep Chowdhury of the Department of Finance and Business Law, recently had a paper, “Director optimism and CEO equity compensation,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Empirical Finance. 
  • The CFA student team won the 2023 state CFA Investment Research Challenge for a second year in a row.
  • The JMU Banking Team won 1st place in the 2022 national Community Bank Case Study Competition, sponsored by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS).
  • Professor Elias Semaan was the 2022 recipient of the Dr. Otto C. Brenner Memorial Award, chosen by students for his outstanding teaching. 
  • The team from JMU emerged victorious in the 2022 edition of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s "Academic Challenge."
  • Professor Kristin Fink was recognized for her innovation in curriculum development and/or assessment of learning activities with the 2021 Kenneth R. Bartee Award for Teaching Innovation Award.
  • The finance program is a CFA University Affiliate

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