Accreditation and rankings


La Trobe Business School has a number of courses recognised worldwide through global accreditation and rankings.


Many La Trobe Business School programs are recognised by local and international quality assurance and accreditation agencies. These agencies include:

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International AACSB
  • Australian Computer SocietyACS
  • Australian Human Resources InstituteAHRI Logo
  • Australian Marketing InstituteACS
  • Certified Practising Accountants AustraliaCPA Logo
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New ZealandCAANZ
  • European Foundation for Management DevelopmentEFMD_Accredited
  • Rankings

    La Trobe Business School delivers programs ranked highly by international ranking organisations.

    CEO Magazine

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    The La Trobe MBA is Tier One ranked by CEO Magazine's 2021 Global MBA Rankings. The Online MBA is also ranked 17th in the world and 3rd in Australia (2021).

    Corporate Knights

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    The La Trobe MBA was ranked by 2nd in Australia and 14th in the world in the Corporate Knights Better World MBA ranking (2021). The MBA ranking assesses business schools that embrace planet-friendly values.

    Excellence in Research for Australia

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    La Trobe Business School rates “well above world standard” for Banking, Finance and Investment, while Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability, Business and Management, Tourism, Economics and Applied Economics are all “at world standard” (ERA 2018-2019).

    QS World University Rankings

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    La Trobe Business School ranks  2nd in Australia and 51+ in the world for the Masters in Business Analytics (2021),  4th in Australia and 31st in the world for the Online MBA (2021), in the top 200 for the La Trobe MBA (2021), in the top 250 for Accounting & Finance (2021), and in the top 400 for Business and Management (2021), and Economics and Econometrics (2021).



    Shanghai Ranking Consultancy ranks La Trobe University in the 101-150 band worldwide for Hospitality and Tourism Management (2021).

    Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

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    The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). La Trobe University ranked 4th in the world for overall contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    The University also ranks 1st in the world for its contribution to protecting and restoring life on land (SDG 15), 2nd in the world for gender equality (SDG 5) and decent work and economic growth (SDG 8), 5th for its contribution to health and well-being (SDG 3), 20th for clean water and sanitation (SDG 6), 26th for partnerships for the goals (SDG 17), =27th for clean water and energy (SDG 7), 34th for sustainable cities and communities (SDG 11) and responsible consumption and production (SDG 12), 52nd for life below water (SDG 14), 53rd for peace, justice and strong institutions (SDG 16), =83rd for quality education (SDG 4), 84th for climate action (SDG 13), and in the 101–200 band for reduced inequalities (SDG 10).