Department of Business Administration
The Department of Business Administration is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating and rewarding teaching excellence. The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn how to learn.
This ACBSP accreditation status from an international organization communicates the impressive ranking of the Department of Business Administration. This coveted endorsement demonstrates to major corporations and graduate schools that our programs provide its students with an education of excellence and prepares them to succeed and lead.
About the Program
The Business Administration program provides students with a well-rounded professional education. Students can receive a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Business Administration with concentrations in accounting, management, and marketing.
The business faculty have strong ties to the business community and routinely invite corporate executives to come into the classroom to talk to and network with the students. This relation with the business community gives students an opportunity to meet their future employers.
Model for Success
Our graduates enjoy tremendous success in gaining meaningful employment because of the Department’s “Model for Success.” This model entails:
- Rigorous & Relevant Curricula
- Professional Development Workshops
- Numerous Internship Opportunities
- Professional Mentor Relationships
- Opportunities to Study Abroad
Demand for Graduates
Local and national industries and agencies seek our students for internships and job offers. Some of the organizations that have partnered with us to offer internships and jobs to our students include: J.P. Morgan, Dell Inc., IBM-Austin, Circuit of the Americas, Maxwell, Locke, & Ritter CPA, Texas State Auditors, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Austin Parks & Recreation, Applied Materials, Veterans Administration, Wells Fargo Bank, and many more.