Accreditation and rankings

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

AACSB accreditation

La Trobe Business School is an accredited member of AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.


ACS accreditation

The Master of Business Information Management and Systems is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).


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The Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management), the Master of Management (HRM) and the HRM major are accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).


AMI accreditation

The marketing major in the Bachelor of Commerce and the Bachelor of Business, as well as the Bachelor of Business (Marketing), the Bachelor of Business (Event Management/Marketing), the Master of Marketing, and the Master of Digital Marketing Communications are accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI).


CAANZ accreditation

The accounting degrees and majors are accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).


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The accounting degrees and majors are accredited by Certified Practising Accountants Australia (CPA).


EPAS accreditation

The La Trobe MBA and the Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Hospitality) are both accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) through the prestigious EFMD Programme Accreditation System (EPAS).


ARWU ranking

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy ranks La Trobe Business School in the top 45 for Hospitality and Tourism Management (2019), in the top 200 for Finance (2017), in the top 400 for Business Administration (2019) and in the top 500 for Economics (2019) worldwide.


CEO ranking

Both La Trobe MBA and Online MBA are Tier One ranked by CEO Magazine's Global MBA Rankings 2019. The Online MBA is also ranked 8th in the world and 2nd in Australia (2019).


ERA ranking

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 ranking

La Trobe Business School ranks #32 in the world for the Online MBA (2019), in the top 50 for Hospitality and Leisure Management (2017), in the top 75 for the Masters in Business Analytics (2020), in the top 150 for Accounting & Finance (2018), and in the top 250 for Business and Management (2018) Economics and Econometrics (2019) and La Trobe MBA (2019).