West Texas A&M University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC, a regional agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. This is the highest accreditation a university can receive and signifies that WTAMU has "a purpose appropriate to higher education and the resources, programs and services sufficient to accomplish and sustain that purpose."
The College of Business is accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate level by the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which is the highest accrediting body for business colleges in the world. Less than five percent of business programs in the world achieve this standard of excellence. This means that our faculty, curriculum, and all other educational resources are thoroughly and professionally evaluated by an independent board of educators and have been found to be of exceptional quality.
Here's a quick profile of AACSB accredited business programs. There are 12,623 institutions that grant business degrees worldwide and 1,621 of these are in the U.S. Less than 30% of US business schools are AACSB accredited and less than 5% of schools worldwide hold AACSB accreditation. The business program at West Texas A&M University earned AACSB accreditation in 2012.
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The Computer Information Systems (CIS) program at West Texas A&M University is accredited by ABET in the area of computing accreditation. Only 35 business schools hold both AACSB and ABET accreditation. ABET accreditation is the highest standard for computing proof that a collegiate program has met standards essential to produce graduates ready to enter the critical fields of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. Graduates from an ABET-accredited program have a solid educational foundation and are capable of leading the way in innovation, emerging technologies, and in anticipating the welfare and safety needs of the public. The business program at West Texas A&M University earned ABET computing accreditation in 2013.
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Public files supporting accreditation, assessment, and faculty working papers can be accessed by going to following site: (http://cob.wtamu.edu/accreditation/).