OCU’s MSB Earns World Renowned Accreditation

OCU’s MSB Earns World Renowned Accreditation

Posted on 26 Jun 2014 Views ( 1973 )

Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business has got the place in the list of business schools, which are of less than 5 percent worldwide. OCU Business School has earned the accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

The recognition designates the business school as a leader in management education based on an active interaction with industry, creative programming, and high quality teaching environment.

“It takes a great deal of self-evaluation and determination to earn AACSB Accreditation, and I commend Oklahoma City University for its dedication to management education, as well as its leadership in the Community,” said Robert D. Reid, executive vice president and chief accreditation officers of AACSB International. “Through accreditation, OCU has not only met specific standards of excellence, but has also made a commitment to ongoing improvement to ensure that the institution will continue to deliver high quality education to its students.”

Steven C. Agee, Meinders School of Business Dean opinioned the designation will positively impact recruitment and return of premium members and students.

“This enhances our ability to offer students a premier business education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and help our graduates find success in the marketplace”, Agee said. Currently, 95 percent of Meinders School of Business graduates find employment or begin a graduate or law program immediately after graduation, which compares to a 43 percent placement rate among Universities nationwide.

The School has seen robust growth in its graduate programs in Computer Science, energy legal studies, and in energy management programs as well. Adding to this, the AACSB designation, the two master’s degree programs in energy legal studies and energy management are the only two graduate energy programs in the United States accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen. (AAPL).

AACSB represents the highest achievement for an educational institution that awards business programs.