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.


Best Colleges for Marketing

University HQ

James Madison University has been ranked #7 for the Best Colleges for Marketing by University HQ, 2022.

Sales Education Foundation

JMU's marketing program was named a Top University Sales Program”  by the Sales Education Foundation.


University Sales Programs
Sales Education Foundation

  • Lecturer and Director of the Center for Professional Sales, Richard Tate, is this year's winner of the Dr. Otto C. Brenner Award for Outstanding Teaching.
  • Professor Mert Tokman was awarded with the Accenture Professional Service Award for 2022. 
  • Kelly Naletelich earned first place for the Applied or Integration/application Publication Award in 2022 for her paper "Driving down danger: Using regulatory focus and elaborative approach to reduce intentions to text & drive." 
  • Ranked in the top 5% nationally for 2022 Best Marketing Bachelor's Degree Schools by College Factual.
  • Professor Bud Clarke received the 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award, given annually by the provost to one faculty member per college. 
  • Professor Janna Parker is the 2021 recipient of the Academy of Marketing Science’s (AMS) Harold and Muriel Berkman Faculty Achievement and Development Award in recognition of her dedicated service, commitment and enthusiasm to AMS since 2012.
  • The Center for Professional Sales is housed within the Department of Marketing.

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