DEFINITION of 'Beta Alpha Psi'

An honorary organization for financial information students and professionals that aims to encourage and recognize scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field.

BREAKING DOWN 'Beta Alpha Psi'

Beta Alpha Psi has was founded in 1919 and has its headquarters in Durham,N.C. Membership in Beta Alpha Psi is extended to persons of good moral character who have achieved scholastic and/or professional excellence in the fields of accounting, finance or information systems, have been initiated by an existing chapter, and remain in good standing.

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