Beta Gamma Sigma is an international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.
The society’s mission is supported by four objectives:
- Encourage and honor academic achievement by students of business and management through chapters in business programs accredited by AACSB International
- Develop Beta Gamma Sigma members as student and professional leaders, and celebrate continuing leadership and excellence
- Foster in Beta Gamma Sigma members an enduring commitment to the founding principles and values of the Society: honor and integrity, pursuit of wisdom, earnestness, and service
- Connect Beta Gamma Sigma student and alumni members to each other and to opportunities in their professional lives
Become a Member
If you’re a business student, set a goal to become a Beta Gamma Sigma member. Membership is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate, master’s or doctoral program at a school accredited by AACSB International. Students are chosen by the faculty of their business schools to be invited to membership in the society. To be eligible for invitation, students must a) be enrolled in a business program at a school accredited by AACSB International that has a chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma; and b) be in the upper 10 percent of the junior class (second semester), upper 10 percent of the senior class, upper 20 percent of the graduating master’s class, or completed all requirements to receive a doctorate.
Dr. Michael Yates
Dr. Yates is a clinical assistant professor of finance in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. He received his Ph.D. in finance at the University of Texas at Austin in 2007 and has previously held the position of assistant professor at Auburn University. In a short time, Michael has amassed an impressive collection of accolades for his teaching effectiveness and his research has been published in the American Economic Review and discussed in the New York Times, USA Today, Time.com and elsewhere.
Mr. Molwani is currently an undergraduate senior studying finance, with which he plans to pursue investment banking. He was a summer analyst at UBS Investment Bank in New York during his junior year and wishes to pursue the career full-time upon graduation. Kash is known for aggressively applying for scholarships to afford opportunities such as studying abroad, and has been awarded nearly $98K in scholarships over the course of his undergraduate career. Kash will gain experience for two years and then aim to become a Rhodes Scholar to attend Oxford University in London for an MBA in finance.
Mr. Patel is an undergraduate senior double majoring in accounting and finance. He hopes to pursue a career in public accounting as an auditor. Gary is known for his strong academics. Along with being the recipient of the Second Century Scholarship and the Zell Miller Scholarship, Gary is part of the Georgia State Honors College and the Honors Track in Finance program. In addition to serving as vice president of Beta Gamma Sigma, he is a member of the Finance Society and Beta Alpha Psi. Gary plans to use his skills and expertise to eventually start his own business and/or work in the non-profit sector.