The College of Business at Framingham State University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas USA.

By earning accreditation through the IACBE, the College of Business has demonstrated compliance of its business program(s) with the IACBE Accreditation Principles through a rigorous process of self-evaluation and independent peer review and demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality in its business programs and operations

IACBE Accredited Programs

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Our Mission

The mission of the College of Business is to educate and prepare students for success in a diverse, complex, regional, and global environment. We foster an innovative, collaborative learning environment that actively engages students, faculty, and the business community in developing ethical, responsible leaders, and members of society.

Meet the Dean

The College of Business provides students with a broad and rigorous curriculum that is internationally accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The faculty in the College of Business all bring a combination of scholarship and experience in the business world to our students, challenging them to develop the skills and competencies that they will need to become our leaders of the future.

Dr. Patricia Thomas
Dr. Patricia Thomas

Patricia Thomas, PhD

Dean of Business

"It is an honor to serve as the Dean of the College of Business at Framingham State University. The business education in our College is aimed at preparing undergraduate and graduate students with the skills and knowledge necessary for success in a diverse, complex, regional, and global business environment. Our experienced faculty members from all over the world provide students with a balance of academics and experiential learning. Our coaching programs, collaborative projects with small businesses and non-profit organizations, internships, guest lecturers from industry, company visits, and involvement in our research and innovation centers help prepare students to be ethical and responsible leaders and members of society."

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