The College of Business & Public Administration is one of approximately 275 schools in the United States and Canada to have achieved accreditation on the graduate and undergraduate levels by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and by the International Association for Management Education. In addition, the Master of Public Administration program is also accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). The College offers degree program at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels.
The College has several external units which enhance and support the academic programs. These units offer opportunities for students and faculty members to interact with representatives of business, industry, and government in Eastern Virginia. These include the following centers and institutes: Maritime Institute; Executive Development Center; Economic Forecasting; Economics Club of Hampton Roads; and the E. V. Williams Center for Real Estate and Economic Development.