The Faculty of Management is accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), following a rigorous process which examines our Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op), Bachelor of Management, MBA and MScB programs.

  • Dalhousie joins a select group of Canadian schools that have been accredited.
  • This accomplishment distinguishes Dalhousie as an internationally benchmarked, premium business school ranking among the world's top-tier institutions.


The Faculty of Management is accreddited for its Master of Public Administration [MPA] and Master of Public Administration (Management) [MPA(M)] programs from the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA). Accreditation from CAPPA is based on five key student competencies relating to critical thinking, leadership, engagement, ethics and communication.


Our MI (formerly MLIS) program has been accredited continuously by the American Library Association (ALA) since graduation of the first class in 1971. Read about our program assessment.

  • Accreditation reflects the program's strengths relating to curriculum, teaching, research and facilities.
  • Most employers in the information profession require a degree from an ALA-accredited institution.

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The Commerce Co-op program, the Bachelor of Management Internship program and the Corporate Residency MBA program are accredited by the Co-operative Education and Work Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada.

Achieving these accreditation standards ensures that the programs have a credible and valuable co-op educational strategy.