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The B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette earned initial business accreditation in 1996 and accounting program accreditation in 2011 by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Moody Business is among the top 1% of business schools worldwide accredited in both business and accounting. In the US, we are among the top 10% of business schools accredited by AACSB in both business and accounting. The College was commended on numerous strengths, including:

  • ENGAGEMENT -  Successful internship program and community involvement
  • INNOVATION - Creative service learning and applied projects
  • IMPACT - Effective teaching and collaborative initiatives with the community

This accreditation insures that students receive a top-quality business education, and also lets employers know that our graduates are ready to perform from day one. This distinction also allows Moody Business to attract higher quality students, greater research opportunities, and receive global recognition. Moody Business has maintained accreditation continuously for its business and accounting degree programs since initial accreditation and will maintain its five-year AACSB accreditation through 2025.

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The Moody Business Professional Land and Resource Management (PLRM) program is one of 10 programs in the nation and is accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL). The PLRM program was reaccredited by AAPL in 2017 and will maintain its five-year accreditation through 2022.


The Moody Business Hospitality Management program is accredited by both AACSB and the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA). It is the only accredited four-year hospitality management program in Louisiana. The program was reaccredited in 2020 by ACPHA and will maintain its seven-year accreditation through January 2027.