We are pleased to announce that the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa has maintained its accreditation by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Along with having EQUIS and AMBA accreditations, the Telfer School remains one of only two business school in Canada, and one of only 80 worldwide, to have achieved the triple crown of business school accreditations.

"I am absolutely delighted with this most positive outcome for the School, and I am very proud of all the members of the greater Telfer community, our professors, administrative staff, Executives in Residence, but of course also our students, alumni, friends and supporters, for their sustained efforts that have allowed us to realize this accomplishment!" said François Julien, Dean of the Telfer School. "Through the engagement of these individuals, the Telfer School continues to innovate and to have a positive impact in our community. This is a remarkable recognition of our continuous improvement efforts and of our drive and commitment towards excellence in everything we do."

Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the world’s largest business education network and the longest-serving accrediting body for business schools with undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. The AACSB Accreditation Standards challenge post-secondary educators to pursue excellence and continuous improvement throughout their business programs. Today, there are nearly 800 accredited business schools, about five percent of business schools worldwide.

The Telfer School of Management was initially awarded AACSB accreditation in 2003, AMBA accreditation in 2005 and EQUIS accreditation in 2009.

About international business school accreditations

International business school accreditations ensure that students are receiving a top quality education.  An accredited institution attracts not only higher quality students but it also provides great research opportunities, and allows for global recognition.

To learn more about AACSB International accreditation, visit the accreditation section of the AACSB International Web site. To learn more about the Telfer School’s accreditations, visit the accreditations and rankings page.