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We know you could choose anywhere to obtain a business education—so what sets the Merrick School of Business apart from the others? 

When a business school has the AACSB International accreditation distinction it lends to the school's credibility and reputation. The Merrick School of Business is one school of about one third of all U.S. business schools to hold the AACSB International distinction.

Merrick School of Business is in the heart of the city.

The University of Baltimore Merrick School of Business has been accredited member of AACSB since 1983.

As the world’s largest business education alliance, AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to over 1,500 member organizations and more than 785 accredited business schools worldwide.

With its global headquarters in Tampa, Florida, USA; Europe, Middle East, and Africa headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, AACSB’s mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education.

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  • What is AACSB International Accreditation?

    AACSB International is a global association of leaders in education and business, dedicated to supporting and advancing quality business education worldwide. Through
    accreditation, research, thought leadership, professional development, and advocacy, we work in partnership with over 1,500 members from more than 90 countries to
    elevate the quality and promote the value of business education around the world.

  • The collective strength of AACSB is driven by its members.

    As a member-governed, volunteer-driven association, AACSB brings together leaders in academia and industry to share knowledge and best practices that accelerate innovation. By inspiring our members with new ways of thinking from business educators around the globe—and from inside the world’s most admired companies— we provide valuable professional development and networking opportunities that result in richer educational experiences.


  • Schools with AACSB International accreditation maintain the quality educational standards that business students deserve.

    For over a century, AACSB Accreditation has been synonymous with the highest standards in business education. Accredited schools have successfully undergone a rigorous review process conducted by their peers in the business education community, ensuring that they have the resources, credentials, and commitment needed to provide students with a first-rate, future-focused business education.

  • AACSB International accreditation empowers business schools to continuously improve.

    AACSB empowers and inspire deans, faculty, and corporate learning teams with business education intelligence that offers clear and actionable insights about the always changing education landscape, so they can innovate and lead. At AACSB events and in online forums, educators and business practitioners share ideas, exchange best practices, and develop innovations for improving business education. Prospective students have access to information that helps them choose the right business school to advance their careers.

  • AACSB International accredited schools provides business education with a higher purpose.

    Quality business education is critical to developing the next generation of leaders. It’s why we are dedicated to supporting the institutions, individuals, and ideas that will shape the future of business education, the future success of business, and the future prosperity of our world.