Fairmont State University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), located in Overland Park, Kansas. The following business degree programs are accredited by the ACBSP:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General Business, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, and Sport Management.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems Management

Our most recent ACBSP Periodic Report is available here.

The Business Education 5-Adult program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is the leading accrediting agency for the preparation of education professionals and accredits more than 630 colleges of education. The NCATE accreditation continuous improvement process supports our commitment to maintaining high quality undergraduate and graduate programs for the preparation of educators. Fairmont State University has been NCATE accredited since 1954.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges.


Contact Information

Dr. Richard Harvey, Dean
School of Business
Room 111A Jaynes Hall
Phone: 304.367.4395
FAX: 304.367.4613
E-Mail: schoolofbusiness@fairmontstate.edu