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).

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1 of 5%
of business programs with AACSB International accreditation
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schools nationwide

college factual - 2020

college factual

JMU’s management program was ranked No. 45 out of 747 (Top 10%)in Virginia by college factual, 2020.

The program also ranks Top 5% nationwide for Highest Paid Graduates.

  • JMU’s B.B.A. 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.
  • The JMU SHRM Executive Board leadership team was awarded the SHRM Merit Award for the fifth year in a row in 2020.
  • Assistant Professor Angela Heavey received the Accenture Professional Service Award, 2019.
  • Associate Professor Eric Stark received the JMU MBA Graduate Teaching Award, 2019. 
  • Department Head Laura Leduc received the Madison Scholar Award, 2019.

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