Atlanta Metropolitan State College


Student Achievement - Business Administration (Associates Degree)

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) ( Board of Commissioners have reaffirmed accreditation of the Associate business programs at Atlanta Metropolitan State College, in Atlanta, Georgia, ( Established in 1988, ACBSP is the only organization offering specialized business accreditation for all degree levels, from associate to baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs. ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the Division of Business and Information Technology at Atlanta Metropolitan State College meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.

The business programs at Atlanta Metropolitan State College were first accredited by ACBSP in 1995. This marks the second time that AMSC has been through the reaffirmation process, required every 10 years to maintain ACBSP accreditation. “Atlanta Metropolitan State College has shown their commitment to teaching excellence and to the process of quality improvement by participating in the accreditation process,” said ACBSP Chief Accreditation Officer Dr. Steve Parscale.

The reaffirmation of accreditation is evidence that AMSC is committed to maintaining the highest quality business education for their students for the next 10 years, just as they have done since 1995,” said Parscale. AMSC is committed to high student achievement goals. The Table below provides program student achievement metrics for the AMSC Business Adminsitration Associate's degree program for the previous three years student. The College will provide ongoing progress on this webpage.

Table. Most Recent Three-Year Student Achievement - Business Administration (Associate's Degree Program)

  2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Target Actual Target Actual Target Actual
*Enrollment 300 380 285 301 279 258
Retention Rate 50.0% 18.9% 49.8% 17.0% 49.5% 19.6%
Completions (Graduates) 60 86 56 42 54 45

* Note - The current decending trend is expected to diminish and level-off with reducation in the rate of Atlanta MSA economic growth.