The College of Business (authorized July 1, 1972) provides an undergraduate and graduate management education to a student body that is growing in diversity, by serving students from the southern region, expanding our national presence, and with growing emphasis serving international students. We focus on students and families who value the HBCU educational experience and on educating those from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. Our faculty, serving at the only major urban university in the state of Mississippi, actively engage in research and value excellence in the classroom as they prepare our students to provide creative business-centered solutions that promote economic and social advancement in local and national economies. The College produces ethical, technologically advanced, and globally aware business leaders.
The College offers the Bachelor of Business Administration with seven concentrations, two masters programs–Master of Business Administration and Master of Professional Accountancy, and the PhD in Business Administration with majors in Accounting, Economics, and Management. Minors in Business Administration, Finance, and Marketing are offered to non-business majors.
Student success is augmented through services of the Center for Academic and Professional Success (CAPS), which oversees the delivery of the College’s Professional Development curriculum, coordinates the College’s Internship programs, and houses the College’s Career Services Office.
The College houses a state-of-the-art Trading Room. The College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers business counseling to existing and prospective small businesses. The Center for Research in Economic Education and Literacy in Finance provides academic resources for K-12 teachers and students and adult learners in the Urban Central Mississippi area.