Mission and Accreditation


The Ernest C. Trefz School of Business advances the practice of business through the education of students and the scholarly and professional contributions of the faculty. Through high-quality, innovative teaching, the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business enhances critical thinking in its students, provides discipline knowledge through theoretical and applied learning and develops skills that are necessary for success in business. Students drawn from local, regional and international communities learn in a supportive environment that facilitates understanding of business in a dynamic, global environment.


All degree programs in the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business are licensed and accredited by the State of Connecticut Department of Higher Education and accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

AACSB member-school

In addition, the School of Business is an AACSB member-school, and has been reaccredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners through 2027. The University received its Certificate of Reaffirmation of Accreditation at ACBSP Conference 2017 in Anaheim, California.

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