The University of South Dakota’s Beacom School of Business has been continuously accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1949. Less than five percent of the nation’s top business schools have earned this prestigious designation. Therefore, you can be confident that an online Master of Business Administration or Master of Professional Accountancy from the University of South Dakota is of high quality and is well regarded by the business community. Our Mission: We are a community of scholars and practitioners committed to superior undergraduate and graduate business programs accredited by AACSB International. We emphasize excellence in teaching, promote intellectual exchange and development, and advocate continuous learning reflecting a dynamic global environment. Our services deliver value to our students, the university, business disciplines and society. Our AACSB International accredited Graduate Business programs are remarkably affordable. The programs are designed to develop executive leadership for business, industry and government. You will receive courses that emphasize decision making, problem solving, understanding the role of business in society and developing leadership ability and social responsibility.