Individuals who earn a business degree through the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business have a distinct advantage. Their degree tells the world they've graduated from an elite institution — among the best in the world, where ethical leadership and scholarly excellence matter.
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) awarded Duquesne's undergraduate and graduate schools of business its full accreditation. Less than 5 percent of the nation's more than 1,200 business schools have passed the rigorous review necessary to earn the honor. The AACSB accreditation is recognized as a global mark of distinction.
The Palumbo-Donahue School earned the AACSB accreditation because of its forward thinking approach to business education that emphasizes ethical standards, moral values, public service and responsible leadership in business and in life. Premier faculty, deans and other thought leaders develop the school's relevant curricula. They don't simply keep pace with business; they anticipate the intricacies of the business world of tomorrow and help students prepare for it.
The AACSB accreditation positions the Palumbo-Donahue School to attract distinct individuals to its programs — people who know that the value of their business degree is directly proportional to the quality of the academic program; people who hold themselves to the highest standards, who want to be among the best in business and in society; people who are ready to make a difference in the world.