The Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing degrees are accredited by AACSB. UTPB offers the only AACSB Accredited business programs in the Permian Basin region. The accreditation also applies to the graduate program. Less than 5-percent of business schools world-wide have earned this prestigious designation from AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – which provides global leadership in advancing management education. So you know the degree you'll earn from UTPB Business is of high quality – and highly regarded by the business community.
AACSB accreditation assures quality, promoting excellence and continuous improvement in undergraduate and graduate education for business administration and accounting. Its accreditation is a process of voluntary, non-governmental review of educational institutions and programs, with demanding standards that challenge schools to pursue continuous improvement.
Our Mechanical and Petroleum Engineering programs are accredited by ABET. This premier accrediting agency is a non-profit and non-governmental accrediting agency for academic programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. This accreditation includes the Nuclear and Aerospace tracks. ABET is a recognized accreditor in the United States by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
ABET accreditation provides assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which the program prepares its students. ABET accredits post-secondary programs housed in degree-granting institutions which have been recognized by national or regional institutional accreditation agencies or national education authorities worldwide.