Earlier this year, three Kansas City-area universities collaborated to create the Big 3 MBA Alliance to highlight that their Master's in Business Administration programs outrank hundreds of other program across the country and competitive MBA programs within the Kansas City metro.
The Big 3 MBA Alliance partnership consists of the business schools at the:
All three are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Out of more than 15,000 business schools throughout the world, only 681 — or less than 5 percent — are AACSB accredited.
- AACSB is the largest and the longest standing specialized accrediting agency for business and accounting programs in the world.
Earning AACSB accreditation is a voluntary process requiring significant commitment, self-assessment, peer review and dedication from a school’s administration. In addition, every five years, schools must pass a rigorous peer review in order to maintain this prestigious accreditation.