Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business

Lambda Sigma Chapter

As a student in the University of Phoenix® School of Business, you have the opportunity to become a member of the Lambda Sigma Chapter of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society. Delta Mu Delta is an internationally recognized honor society for students and graduates of business and accounting programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Mission statement

The mission of Delta Mu Delta is to recognize and encourage the academic excellence of students at qualifying colleges and universities, creating a community that fosters the well-being of its individual members and the business community through lifetime membership.

Purposes of Delta Mu Delta

  • To promote higher scholarship in business education
  • To recognize and reward scholastic attainment in business subjects

Becoming a member of Delta Mu Delta awards you numerous benefits, including:

Lifetime recognition for outstanding academic achievement

An invitation to join the Lambda Sigma Chapter confirms that you have a proven track record of working hard to achieve excellence in your studies. It shows that you have the knowledge and drive to succeed in a business career.  Membership in Delta Mu Delta is the highest international recognition you can earn.

Networking opportunities

The Delta Mu Delta LinkedIn® page and Facebook® page can be used to create peer-to-peer networking and enhance job searches by connecting you with 150,000 members who share your passion for excellence.  You can join regional groups, business specialty groups and chapter groups, and even create a group that reflects your interests.

Scholarship program

Delta Mu Delta provides scholarships to student members on an annual basis to ensure that exceptional

students in the Society can continue their education. More information is available on the Delta Mu Delta Scholarship site.

Acknowledgment for federal employment

Membership in Delta Mu Delta fulfills one of the requirements for entrance at the GS-7 level in numerous professional and technical positions within federal service. This enables honor society members to start their government careers at a higher level of salary than might otherwise be possible.

Lifetime contact through the newsletter

In addition to the LinkedIn and Facebook sites, Delta Mu Delta publishes The Vision twice yearly. The Vision keeps members up-to-date on the work of the honor society and its 300 chapters, as well as current business issues. Membership provides students with access to the electronic version of The Vision. If you want to receive a hard copy of the Vision, please make a $25 contribution to Delta Mu Delta.

Bloomberg Businessweek subscription

Delta Mu Delta’s commitment to advancing your knowledge of business includes access to the print or electronic editions of Bloomberg Businessweek. New inductees automatically receive a one-year subscription (50 issues). After the first year, you can capitalize on an 88-percent reduction in price in comparison to newsstand prices to keep receiving the magazine.

Honor regalia for Lambda Sigma students

University of Phoenix students inducted through the Lambda Sigma Chapter will receive an induction packet as part of their membership benefits. The induction packet includes an official purple and gold honor stole, a set of purple and gold honor cords, a membership certificate, the official Delta Mu Delta key and other membership materials.


Delta Mu Delta and the Lambda Sigma Chapter at University of Phoenix have collaborated to define the requirements for induction eligibility as follows:

  • Students who are enrolled in a business or accounting program that is programmatically accredited by ACBSP (this includes BSB, BSACC, MBA, MM, MSA, DM and DBA).
  • Undergraduate business students who have a minimum program GPA of 3.65 or higher after completion of 75 percent of degree-applicable credits.
  • Graduate business students who have a minimum program GPA of 3.8 or higher after completion of 50 percent of degree-applicable credits.
  • Doctoral business students who have a minimum program GPA of 3.86 or higher after completion of 75 percent of degree-applicable credits.
  • Students who have a record void of any code of conduct or code of academic integrity violations. Students with pending violations are not eligible until the pending violations are addressed.

For more information, please visit the Delta Mu Delta website or email the institutional faculty adviser at


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