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MUN school of business’s international accreditation renewed

['Memorial University’s St. John’s campus. — Telegram file photo<br /><br />']
['Memorial University’s St. John’s campus. — Telegram file photo<br /><br />']

After renewing its international accreditation for a third time, MUN’s Faculty of Business Administration will continue to count itself among the top business schools in the world.

The designation comes from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which was founded in 1916 and overs accreditation to less than five per cent of business schools worldwide.

MUN’s school of business was first accredited in 2002, becoming the first in Atlantic Canada to garner the distinction.

Obtaining accreditation is a multi-year process that examines a school’s success in management, education practices, and engagement with students, faculty, staff, academics and professionals.

“AACSB accreditation enables us to focus on continually improving our programs while planning strategically for our future, and renewing our accreditation three times demonstrates our continued commitment to being one of the best business schools in Canada,” Dr. Wilfred Zerbe, dean of the business faculty stated in a release. “It indicates that we on the right path in providing a top quality business education for students in Newfoundland and Labrador, and that our programs are on par with any business program in the world.”    

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