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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Best Colleges for Marketing


University HQ

James Madison University has been ranked #7 for the Best Colleges for Marketing by University HQ, 2020.

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 JMU’s Marketing program was ranked No. 44 out of 416 schools nationwide  (Top 15%) by college factual, 2020.

The program also ranks No. 1 out of 9 in Virginia.

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of schools nationwide

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University Sales Program

Sales Education Foundation

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Sales Education Foundation

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

  • The Center for Professional Sales is housed within the Department of Marketing.
  • The JMU American Marketing Association was one of 20 collegiate chapters out of over 400 to achieve Top Chapter status in 2019--a prestigious recognition that JMU has earned for 20 consecutive years.
  • Professor Mert Tokman received the 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award, given annually by the provost to one faculty member per college. 

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