Established as the Department of Business Administration and Economics in 1971, we officially became a School in July 2011 as a result of the College's commitment to our distinguished academic programs and offerings. Accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)–whose accreditation is the benchmark of quality worldwide and is most widely sought after by business schools—the School is amongst the less than 5% of institutions that have earned the achievement worldwide.
To earn recognition for excellent business and accounting education and as an indispensable partner to the business and professional communities in the region and beyond.
Our mission is centered on attracting and developing individuals who aspire to meaningful careers and lives, to make a difference for their organizations and communities. We attract and develop faculty and staff who seek to play a pivotal role in the lives of our students, alumni and employers. We are the public school of choice, reflecting the highest standards of quality and excellent value. We are known for the success of our undergraduate and graduate alumni in engaging with and meeting the needs of the business and professional communities.
Our actions and decisions will be guided by our core values:
School of Business Administration & Economics
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