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Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

School of Business


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The endorsements of two renowned professional organizations attest to the strength of the School of Business' curriculum and the currency of the faculty. Students benefit from up-to-date programs that meets the highest standards and prepare students well for the challenges of the practitioner arena.


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Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, through its Department of Business and Economics, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the following business degrees:

  • The Associate of Science in Business Administration.
  • The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting and Forensic Accounting, Comprehensive Business Administration, Financial Services, Management Information Systems and Marketing.

Our accreditation with ACBSP has recently been reaffirmed through the year 2020. ACBSP is a leading accreditation association for business education. The programs of study at accredited schools have been examined for currency, relevance, comprehensiveness and rigor. The credentials of the faculty teaching at accredited schools have been examined for preparation and professional development currency and relevance. Students attending ACBSP accredited schools can expect programs of study that will prepare them well for the challenges of a career in business in an environment that enhances student learning.

The School of Business also offers the BS in Economics degree, which is not accredited by ACBSP.

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Edinboro University's Financial Services Concentration is registered with Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc.  Graduates of a registered financial planning program meet the educational requirements to take the CFP® Certification Examination.

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania does not certify individuals to use the CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM, and CFP Logo certification marks.  CFP certification is solely granted by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. to persons who, in addition to completing an education requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met its ethics, experience and examination requirements.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the marks CFP®, and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM, and CFP logo, which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements.

The below link will take you to the Department of Business and Economics Business Administrative Learning Goals and Objectives.

LG-LO Measurement Course Assignment - BSBA

Our students consistently perform above performance targets on the Major Field Test in business.  More information on the Major Field test results can be found at ETS – Major Field Test (MFT) in Business.

Student Outcome Information

The value of a university education in business and economics includes the student's resulting mastery of subject matter and the development of thinking skills that will carry the graduate through life as a successful professional and citizen. The School of Business has specified learning objectives for each of its degree programs and strives to offer courses and other experiences that will allow all students to master these objectives.