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Delta Mu Delta

Delta Mu DeltaDelta Mu Delta is an international honor society established in 1913 to recognize students in accredited business schools for their high academic achievement in baccalaureate, masters and doctorate programs. Over its life span, Delta Mu Delta has grown its current membership to include more than 240 campuses worldwide. Delta Mu Delta has more than 160,000 members residing in 175+ countries. Through an agreement made in January 1992 between Delta Mu Delta and ACBSP, establishment of Delta Mu Delta chapters is now exclusively at colleges and universities with business programs which are accredited by ACBSP at the baccalaureate/graduate levels.

Value for Students
Students are invited to a lifetime membership based on the following eligibility guidelines: must be in the top 20% of their respective class and be in good standing with their institution; undergraduates must have completed one-half of their course work and have a cumulative average grade of at least .25 above a "B"; graduate and doctorate students must have completed at least one-half the requirements for their degree with a cumulative average grade of at least .60 above a "B". Individual chapters may establish more stringent requirements. Those students who accept membership are publicly recognized by their chapters/institutions and are presented a certificate of membership and the key of Delta Mu Delta at a formal initiation ceremony.

In addition to providing public recognition to business students who have distinguished themselves in their schools of business, Delta Mu Delta also annually awards scholarships and recognitions to members based on academic record and performance, demonstrated leadership and service, and character and ethical behavior.

"Through Knowledge, Power"
The Greek letters, DMD stands for Dia Matheseos Dynamis, signifying the motto of the Society, "Through Knowledge, Power." To be awarded the Delta Mu Delta Key should be the ambition of every person who pursues a degree in business where Delta Mu Delta membership is possible.

Delta Mu Delta Chapter Resource Kit

Chapter Resource Guide
The ability to petition Delta Mu Delta for a chapter is one of the rewards of ACBSP accreditation and provides a means by which an institution may give lifetime international recognition to its outstanding graduates.

In May 2014, ACBSP and Delta Mu Delta released a Chapter Resource Guide with information about our work together including important information about why and how a DMD Chapter should be created on an accredited member campus. The Guide was funded by Delta Mu Delta as part of a contribution to the ACBSP Developing Global Business Leaders Campaign. The announcement came as part of the DMD Centennial Celebration.

The Guide contents include:

  • Reasons why students, faculty, business units, and educational institutions would want to have a chapter on their campus.
  • Origins, traditions, and certification of honor societies including Delta Mu Delta.
  • How support of a Delta Mu Delta chapter can be of benefit in seeking or renewing ACBSP accreditation with references to specific standards.
  • Services and products provided by DMD headquarters.

Links to Download Information
Additional information may be found or requested from Delta Mu Delta at the following links:

Finally, to contact the Delta Mu Delta Central office, visit their "Contact Us" page for a list of staff email addresses.

Delta Mu Delta Honor Society
9217 Broadway Ave
Brookfield, IL 60513-1251
Phone: (866) 789-7067 or (708) 485-8494
Fax: (708) 221-6183