Lakehead scores ‘incredible achievement’ in business program



The accreditation states that “students receive high quality business education from an institution that values ​​excellence, innovation and continuous improvement.”

Lakehead University’s Faculty of Business Administration has had its AACSB accreditation extended for five years and now includes the Orillia and Thunder Bay campuses.

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business peer review team met with faculty, staff, students and alumni in mid-March to lead this intense peer review process. Several aspects of the Faculty of Administrative Affairs degree programs were assessed, including instructional strategies, program quality, learning outcomes, and student achievement.

“I would like to thank all of the faculty, staff, students and others who have supported these efforts,” said Dr. David Richards, Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration.

Accreditation with AACSB International (AACSB) indicates that students receive high-quality business education from an institution that values ​​excellence, innovation and continuous improvement.

“The AACSB accreditation is an incredible achievement by our faculty and recognition of the exceptional experience that students can expect when pursuing a business education at Lakehead University,” said Dr. David Barnett , rector and vice-president (university).

For over a century, AACSB accreditation has stood for the highest standards in business training. Today, a total of 901 institutions in 58 countries and territories have achieved AACSB accreditation in business.

“The AACSB congratulates each institution for their accomplishments,” said Stephanie M. Bryant, Executive Vice President and Director of Accreditation, AACSB.

“Every AACSB accredited school has demonstrated a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching, research, curriculum development and student learning. The intense peer review process illustrates their commitment to quality business training.

For more information on Lakehead University’s accreditation extension, read the AACSB press release dated June 28, 2021 on AACSB accreditation renewal here.




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