Newswise – Johns Hopkins Carey Business School has extended its accreditation by AACSB International (AACSB) for another five years. AACSB is the largest business education alliance in the world. Accreditation by the AACSB is considered a mark of excellence and associated with achieving the highest standards in business education.
Carey Business School earned its first AACSB accreditation in 2017, 10 years after the school was established. Since its initial accreditation, Carey Business School has reinvented its full-time MBA program with a greater emphasis on developing students’ analytical and leadership skills. The program also includes two specialized study tracks: one in health, technology and innovation, and another in analytics, leadership and innovation. It is also one of the few full-time MBA programs to require a course in artificial intelligence. A big part of the revamped MBA curriculum included the expansion of experiential learning coursework, which was recently honored by MBA Roundtable with a 2021 Innovator Award for Overall Excellence.
Carey Business School has also revamped its flexible part-time MBA program by revising the core curriculum, introducing several new specialized areas of study, and adding greater flexibility to complete the program through online courses. Annual enrollment in the program has more than doubled over the past five years.
Carey has also recently developed STEM-designated curricula for its full-time MS in Finance, MS in Marketing, MS in Information Systems, and MS Business Analytics and Risk Management programs, which offer the most learning opportunities. rigorous to students. Carey’s non-degree executive education program has grown significantly over the past five years, including the establishment of executive education academies focused on emerging leadership, leadership in healthcare, and leadership in women.
Carey Business School’s full-time faculty has grown by more than 20% over the past five years, adding both renowned academic researchers and experienced practice teachers. The faculty conducts interdisciplinary research on society’s greatest challenges, with particular emphasis on the health sector. The recently launched Hopkins Business of Health initiative offers a unique collaboration of faculty from business, medical, public health, and nursing schools, leveraging Hopkins’ health ecosystem.
Carey Business School has also prioritized its efforts to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging across the school and in collaboration with its business partners. Carey is one of a small number of business schools to achieve and maintain gender parity across its student body and in its full-time MBA program. Additionally, Carey released her own Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Roadmap in 2021 as a blueprint for advancing these principles.
“We are very proud of the substantial and meaningful progress we have made at Carey since our initial accreditation five years ago. Most importantly, we have lived up to the guiding principles and expectations of an accredited business school designed to thrive in an ever-changing world,” said Alex Triantis, Dean of the Carey Business School.
The Carey Business School was established in 2007 with a gift from the late William P. Carey, philanthropist and former trustee of Johns Hopkins University. At the time, Carey’s donation transformed the university’s longstanding part-time business education program into a full-fledged business school. In 2020, the WP Carey Foundation pledged an additional $25 million to the Carey Business School to expand the school’s educational mission and emphasize the health sector.
The Carey Business School offers business education at its campuses in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, DC, as well as online degree programs. In addition to its full-time and part-time MBA, Carey offers specialized master’s programs in finance, marketing, health care management, information systems, business analysis and risk management, and real estate and infrastructure, as well as a range of graduate certificates. and executive training programs. The school has more than 25,000 alumni worldwide.