Business Education & Accreditation

Business Education & Accreditation (BEA), ISSN: 1944-5903 (print) ISSN 2157-0809 (online), publishes high-quality articles in all areas of business education, curriculum, educational methods, educational administration, advances in educational technology and accreditation. Theoretical, empirical and applied manuscripts are welcome for publication consideration. The Journal is published once per year by the Institute for Business and Finance Research, LLC. The Journal overall acceptance rate is 25 percent. The Journal uses a blind reviewed process and authors recieve reviewer comments.


Business Education & Accreditation (BEA) is distributed in print is distributed in print, and electronically through EBSCOHost, Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) and the IBFR website.

Notable Rankings

  • “Tier 2” ranking in Westminster College Journal Ranking (2014).
    (Journals are ranked from 1-4 with 1=best,  Tier 2 Journals are defined as “High Quality Journal, National Audience, Impact on Disciplines Theory and Practice.”)
  • “C” ranking in Australian Business Deans Council Ranking (2013 edition only).
    (Journals are ranked A, B or C.  A=best)

Impact Factors

Available through Harzing’s Publish or Perish and Research Papers in Economics (RePEc).

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