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ACBSP Extends Accreditation to Sport Management Program at Malone University

The Malone University School of Business and Leadership has received word from the board of commissioners of the baccalaureate/graduate degree commission of its accrediting organization, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), that the commission has granted accreditation to the School’s sport management major.

A major in sport management prepares students for leadership in sport and recreational management with possible employment opportunities with professional sports teams, colleges and universities, government agencies, city recreation departments, private clubs, and YMCAs.

Malone University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs to offer the following business degrees:

B.A. --  (bachelor of arts) in business administration with concentrations in economics, finance, management, and marketing

B.A. – (bachelor of arts) in accounting

B.A. – (bachelor of arts) in sport management

M.B.A. – master of business administration

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn how to learn. ACBSP acknowledges the importance of scholarly research and inquiry and believes that such activities facilitate improved teaching. Institutions are strongly encouraged to pursue a reasonable mutually beneficial balance between teaching and research. And further, ACBSP encourages faculty involvement within the contemporary business world to enhance the quality of classroom instruction and to contribute to student learning.