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, 2020.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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