Opportunities for Professional Growth


Many professional organizations have identified a specified body of knowledge for professionals within the fields of business, accounting, and information technology fields. These organizations administer certification exams to test this knowledge.

The curriculum in the Division of Business, Management, and Technology has been designed to meet certification standards and will prepare students to sit for these certification exams following graduation.

Students are encouraged to join at least one professional organization. Students can obtain information about professional organizations from the web sites listed below. Organizations that offer certification are noted with an *. 

Accounting and Finance

AICPA

AEFA

IMA

FPA

SFS

*American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 

American Educational Financial Association

*Institute of Management Accountants

Financial Planning Association

Society for Financial Studies

Business - Leadership, Marketing, and Human Resource Management

AAA

AEA

AMA

AOM

ASTD

IFEBP

ORS

SIFE 

SHRM

SMPS

*American Arbitration Association

American Economic Association

American Marketing Association

Academy of Management

*American Society for Training and Development

*International Foundation of Employee-Education, Benefits, Compensation

Operational Research Society

Students in Free Enterprise

*Society for Human Resource Management

Society for Marketing Professional Services

Information Technology

AISNET

AITP

IWT 

NASPA

NPA

SOCITM

Association of Information Systems

Association of Information Technology Professionals

Institute for Women and Technology

Network and Systems Professional Association

Network Professionals Association

Society of Information Technology Management

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