Granted Husson University College of Business


BANGOR, MAINE, Oct. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The College of Business at Husson University announced today that it has recently obtained reaffirmation of specialized business accreditation for several of its degree programs business-related by the Board of Commissioners of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

To obtain reaffirmation of accreditation, the Husson University College of Business had to demonstrate that its business programs complied with the IACBE Accreditation Principles by undergoing a rigorous self-assessment and comprehensive review and independent by peers. The IACBE Accreditation Principles include a commitment to: integrity, accountability and ethical behavior; quality assessment and advancement; strategic planning; study programs and business learning opportunities; business faculty characteristics, activities and processes; resources supporting business programs; external relations and innovation in business education.

As a result of this process, Husson University College of Business was found to have demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, demonstrated excellence in business education, and advanced academic quality in its business programs and operations.

The International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) was founded in 1997 and is nationally recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The IACBE is the leader in mission- and outcome-oriented programmatic accreditation in business and business-related education for colleges, universities and other institutions of higher education whose primary goal is excellence in business. teaching and learning. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses worldwide and has accredited thousands of business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Americas Central and South America. The IACBE World Headquarters is located at 11960 Quivira Road, Suite 300 in Overland Park, Kansas. For more information on the College of Business’s IACBE-accredited programs, please see the IACBE Membership page available on the IACBE website:

“Achieving accreditation from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education signifies that Husson University’s College of Business has met or exceeded a rigorous set of standards for business education,” said the Dr. Marie Hansen, Dean of the College of Business at Husson University. “The high quality of our programs, combined with our commitment to putting students first, are some of the reasons so many students choose to pursue their undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Hospitality Management and sports management at Husson.”

“At the graduate level, more students choose to earn their MBA from Husson University than from any other business college in our state,” Hansen continued. “With high-quality business-related undergraduate and graduate programs and over 124 years of experience teaching business subjects to students, Husson University has proven itself to be the leading business college in the world. Maine.”

Husson University College of Business faculty are academic experts in their areas of expertise. In addition to possessing in-depth knowledge, these faculty members have experience in their various disciplines. This provides students with real-world professional knowledge that helps them succeed after graduation.

In addition to having access to exceptional faculty, College of Business students also have the opportunity to study in world-class facilities. Harold Alfond Hall is home to Husson University’s College of Business. Containing the latest in business technology, this year-long facility includes private spaces where students and peer tutors can meet. This helps to increase the level of academic achievement in all College of Business programs. The new College of Business building also includes agile workspaces where faculty, students, and members of the business community can all come together to solve organizations’ business problems. Individuals can learn more about Harold Alfond Hall by visiting

“Husson University business degrees can be customized to suit individual interests and learning preferences,” said Dr. Lynne Coy-Ogan, senior vice president of academic affairs and provost at Husson University. “That’s why we offer those enrolled in our programs the option of earning their degree on campus or online.”

Offering a range of undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees and certificates that can be taken on campus, on-site or online, the College of Business is dedicated to providing students with an education that leads to career success, whether or not they choose to work in the public sector; the private and corporate sector; or for non-profit organizations. College of Business courses provide opportunities for students to have experiences where they “learn by doing.” For more information about the Husson University College of Business, visit

For more than 120 years, Husson University has shown its adaptability and strength in delivering educational programs that prepare future leaders to meet the challenges of tomorrow through innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a commitment to providing affordable classroom, online, and experiential learning opportunities, Husson University has become a top value in higher education. Characteristics of a Husson education include advanced knowledge delivered through quality corporate educational programs; health and education; pharmacy studies; sciences and humanities; as well as communication. According to a recent analysis of tuition and fees per US News and World Report, Husson University is one of the most affordable private colleges in New England. For more information on educational opportunities that can lead to personal and professional success, visit

  • Harold Alfond Hall, home of the College of Business at Husson University

  • Ronan Center for Financial Technology with students


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