2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Business

Brian Kench, Ph.D., Dean
Charles Skipton, Ph.D., Associate Dean


The College of Business will be a leader in the provision of student-centered graduate and undergraduate business and professional education to diverse, career-focused learners. We will provide a high-quality, career-advancing education that emphasizes discovery based learning and continuous self-improvement. The College will achieve distinction by providing an education for a competitive global marketplace. We will ensure student success by integrating real-life learning, communication skills, technological competencies, and awareness of social responsibility. The College faculty will advance business knowledge through contributions to their disciplines, applications to practice, and innovations to pedagogy.

College Learning Goals

Graduates of our business degree programs should be able to demonstrate:

  • Fundamental business concepts and analytical and technical knowledge
  • An integrated and global business perspective
  • Social responsibility and ethics
  • Communication, collaboration, and continuous improvement

As the business environment becomes more complex, the College of Business provides contemporary educational experiences of high quality in order to prepare students to face the challenges of a dynamic world and to meet their responsibilities within a global society. To achieve these goals, we provide career-oriented programs, employing current knowledge and techniques presented in a manner appropriate to the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students.

The College of Business is divided into six academic departments: Accounting, Economics and Business Analytics, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Sport Management.

Through the Graduate School, the College of Business offers an M.B.A. program, an Executive M.B.A. program, and master's degree programs in a number of other business fields. Master of science degrees are offered in sport management and taxation. In addition, more than a dozen graduate certificates are available for students who seek a short graduate curriculum concentrated in a specific business area.



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