School of Business Accreditation & Assessment


ACBSP is a specialized accrediting organization that reviews the quality and integrity of business degree programs.

Brenau University currently offers the following degree programs which are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP):

Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Administration:  Accounting
Bachelor of Business Administration:  Human Resource Management
Bachelor of Business Administration:  Marketing

Graduate Degrees

MBA in Accounting
MBA in Entrepreneurship
MBA in Finance
MBA in General Business
MBA in Healthcare Management
MBA in Human Resource Management
MBA in Management
MBA in Marketing
MBA in Project Management

Pending accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP):

Bachelor of Business Administration: Financial Economics
MBA in Business Analytics
MBA in Information Assurance
Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

The following business related programs are not accredited by ACBSP:

BA in Organizational Leadership
MS in Organizational Leadership
MSN in Nursing Leadership and Management
DNP in Leadership and Management

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The MBA in Project Management courses are fully accredited by the Project Management Institute. Brenau University is a Registered Education Provider. 




The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Brenau University’s BBA and MBA degrees in Human Resouce Management fully align with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Throughout the world, 437 programs in 325 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines — created in 2006 and revalidated in 2010 and 2013 — are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.


Quality Indicators: Student Learning Outcomes 2015/16

Organizational Performance Indicators: Organizational Performance Results Table 6.1

Program Quality Indicators

National Standardized Exit Exam Scores of Student Business Knowledge.

Master Degree Students 2014-15 2015-16
Accounting 74% 93%
Business Ethics 94% 91%
Finance 99% 93%
Business Strategy 96% 96%
Leadership 16% 94%
Economics 88% 92%
Global Dimensions of Business 98% 96%
Information Technology 46% 74%
Business Law 79% 87%
Management 86% 91%
Marketing 69% 86%
Quantitative & Statistics 88% 69%
Total 79% 88%


Bachelor Degree Students 2014-15 2015-16
Accounting 67% 75%
Business Ethics 35% 93%
Finance 97% 88%
Business Strategy 86% 90%
Leadership 79% 92%
Economics 83% 86%
Global Dimensions of Business 56% 89%
Information Technology 60% 85%
Business Law 71% 84%
Management 88% 81%
Marketing 94% 89%
Quantitative & Statistics 96% 91%
Total 77% 84%

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