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The James F. Dicke College of Business Administration offers AACSB accredited undergraduate (BSBA) and graduate (MSA) programs, undergraduate majors offered in accounting, management, marketing, pharmaceutical and healthcare business, and risk management and insurance. Minors are also available in business administration, entrepreneurship, finance, business analytics, management and marketing. Graduates of the undergraduate programs will earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree. The Master's of Science in Accounting offers a concentration in forensic accounting and audit services.

The College of Business Administration prepares students to become successful business and community leaders in a changing world. The integration of theory and practice and ongoing mentoring opportunities are hallmarks of this outstanding academic program. In addition, the university is ranked among the top five comprehensive universities in the Midwest.

Mission Statement

The Dicke College of Business Administration engages students in high-impact learning experiences to develop professional leaders with an ethical, analytical and global mind-set.

AACSB Accreditation

The Dicke College of Business is accredited by AACSB International, a premier accrediting agency. AACSB-accredited schools have the highest quality faculty, relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide educational and career opportunities that are not found at other business schools. AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5 percent of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation. AACSB-accredited schools produce graduates that are highly skilled and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools. (source:

SAP University Alliance Member

SAP University Alliance introduces students to the exciting technologies shaping business today – including SAP HANA, our game-changing in-memory computing platform.

Total Enrollment

295 Undergraduate students - 26 Graduate students

Average Class Size


Student/Faculty Ratio

16 to 1

Students who Study Abroad Yearly

20 on average

Job Placement or Those Attending Graduate School

In the graduating classes of the last two years, 95 percent of the students were employed or are enrolled in graduate school within six months.

ETS Major Field Test Scores

The institutional mean score for the most recently graduating seniors ranked in the 89th percentile nationally.

College of Business Administration

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