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The Department of Business and Administration provides excellent business management and related higher education. The faculty are highly qualified and fully engaged in a learning partnership with the students. Students are the center of our focus and the faculty is dedicated to help you achieve your educational and career goals. 

The department offers several baccalaureate degree programs and a master’s degree program, including:  Master of Global Business Administration (MGBA)  Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)   Industrial Technology Management (ITM)  Administration (ADM)  Technology Management (TM)   Logistics & Supply Chain Management (LSCM)  Industrial Leadership (LM) 

The goal of the department is to be a premier provider of Baldrige-Quality business management and related higher education with an emphasis on value and accessibility. As evidence of this initiative, the following programs received ACBSP Accreditation or are a candidate for ACBSP accreditation:  Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Spring 2012  Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LSCM) Spring 2018  Industrial Technology Management (ITM) Spring 2018  Master of Global Business Administration (MGBA) Fall 2016 Candidate for Accreditation 

 

The degree programs provide students with the means to develop the following characteristics:   to communicate business and related information professionally;   to recognize and solve business and related problems in an ethical manner;   to work well in diverse teams, including virtual settings (including leadership);   to analyze and utilize financial information (BBA, LSCM, ITM, and MGBA programs).  

To achieve the department’s mission, we value and feature visionary and innovative leadership; lifelong student, faculty and organizational learning; ethical and socially responsible behavior; creating and improving excellent quality and value – personal and societal; and diversity of people and ideas.  are excited you visited our web site and look forward to having you join one of the programs in the Department of Business and Administration.  

Sincerely, 

Alex Steenstra, Ph.D.  Chair, Department of Business & Administration 

 ACBSP Bachelor of Business Administration programs earns  
  additional accreditation by the Accrediting Council for
  Business Schools and Programs 

 

 

Mission statement

To provide excellent business management and related higher education for working adults throughout Arizona with an in-depth focus on core business competencies within a global context.

Vision statement

To be a premier provider of Baldrige-Quality business management and related higher education with an emphasis on value and accessibility.

Values

We value:

  • Visionary and innovative leadership
  • Lifelong student, faculty & organizational learning
  • Ethical and socially responsible behavior
  • Creating and improving excellent quality & value-personal and societal
  • Diversity of people and ideas

Learning outcomes

We will train our graduates to: 

  • Work well in teams, including virtual settings.
  • Understand finance and other core business content.
  • Recognize and solve business problems in an ethical manner.
  • Communicate business information professionally.