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.

  • The Society for Human Resource Management chapter received a Superior Merit Award from SHRM for the 2022-2023 award cycle. Angela Heavey and Ruairi Walsh serve as advisors to the student chapter and are recognized for their guidance and counsel.
  • Assistant Professor Sergiy Dmytriyev earned first place for 2023's Basic or Discovery Publication Award.
  • Bill Ritchie earned second place for 2023's Teaching and Learning Publication Award.
  • Bill Ritchie and Eric Stark earned second place for 2023's Applied or Integration/Application Publications Award.
  • Assistant Professor, Sergiy Dmytriyev, the co-editor of the new book Humanizing Business: What Humanities Can Say to Business, which is a part of the Issues in Business Ethics series.  
  • Professors Laura Leduc and Matthew Rutherford earned first place for the Teaching and Learning Publication Award of 2022 with their paper "Can Ethics Be Taught? Examining the Impact of Distributed Ethical Training and Individual Characteristics on Ethical Decision Making."
  • Fariss Mousa, professor and Zane D. Showker Professor of Entrepreneurship, receieved the 2022 MBA Graduate Teaching Award. 
  • Professor and CSX Endowed Professor, William "Bill" Ritchie was awarded the Kenneth R. Bartee Award for Teaching Innovation for 2022. 
  • Sergiy Dmytriyev's publication "Stakeholder Theory and the Resource-Based View of the Firm" earned first place for the Basic or Discovery Publication Award for 2022.
  • Professor Marshall Pattie has been named the college's Madison Scholar for 2022.
  • JMU’s B.B.A. in business management with a concentration in human resource management is now aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates, which means our students can waive the two-year work experience requirement that is normally required prior to taking the SHRM professional certification exam.

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