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Illinois State University College of Business

The College of Business is the business school at Illinois State University. It is noted for developing professionals with the personal dedication, ethics, and lifelong learning capabilities needed to succeed professionally and serve society. Offering programs in accounting, finance, insurance and law, management, marketing, and business administration.

Campus

The College of Business has two campuses for the convenience of all students. The main campus is located in the State Farm Hall of Business in Normal, Illinois. The state of the art State Farm Hall of Business opened in 2005. It was built to be a 21st-century version of the Oxford Model.

The second campus is located in downtown Chicago, Illinois for business professionals looking to expand their knowledge and receive their MBA. The program is a 19-week study with classes on Friday evenings and all day on Saturdays every other weekend.

Centers and Institutes

  • The Katie School of Insurance and Financial Services, also known as Center for Risk Management and Insurance at Illinois State University, provides unique programs and educational services for those wishing to pursue the insurance industry.[1]
  • George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies provides business students an opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge to real world situations.[2]
  • The Professional Sales Institute advances the profession of personal selling and sales leadership in the business-to-business environment for students and business professionals.[3]
  • The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Illinois State is designed to help entrepreneurs start a new business or expand or improve existing business.[4]
  • The International Business Institute strives to internationalize students, faculty, curriculum, and research in response to the growing globalization of business.[5]
  • The primary mission of the Organizational Leadership Institute is to enhance the leadership experiences and personal leadership development of all College of Business majors.[6]

Rankings and Accreditations

Both the undergraduate and graduate programs are highly ranked as one of the best in the country. Here are a few of the recent achievements:

  • The undergraduate program was listed among The Best Undergraduate Business Schools in Bloomsberg Businessweek.[7]
  • The College was recognized as one of the Best Business Schools in the 2011 ranking for U.S. News and World Report.[8]
  • The graduate program was ranked ninth in Princeton Review's 2013 ranking of best-administered MBA programs. The ranking was a part of The Best 296 Business Schools: 2013 Edition, published by The Princeton Review. Illinois State is the only public university in Illinois listed in the top 10 in any of the categories.[9]
  • Illinois State is one of 178 schools to receive both business and accounting accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. This accreditation is given to high quality and excellence programs that continue to improve undergraduate and graduate business programs.[10]
  • Illinois State is one of only 16 universities in the United States that is recognized as a full member of the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA).[11]

Undergraduate Programs

  • Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Science/Master of Professional Accountancy (BSMPA)
  • Business Administration
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing

Graduate Programs

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Bachelor of Science/Master of Professional Accountancy (BSMPA)
  • Master of Accountancy

References

  1. ^ Katie School of Insurance and Financial Services, retrieved November 5, 2012.
  2. ^ George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, retrieved November 5, 2012.
  3. ^ Professional Sales Institute, retrieved November 5, 2012.
  4. ^ Illinois Small Business Development Center at Illinois State, retrieved November 5, 2012.
  5. ^ International Business Institute, retrieved November 5, 2012.
  6. ^ Organizational Leadership Institute, retrieved November 5, 2012.
  7. ^ Best Undergraduate B-Schools Ranking History, retrieved November 5, 2012.
  8. ^ Best Business Schools, retrieved November 5, 2012.
  9. ^ Illinois State Cracks List Of Top Business Schools, retrieved November 5, 2012.
  10. ^ Schools Accredited in Accounting- ordered by name, retrieved November 5, 2012.
  11. ^ USCA Full Member Schools, retrieved November 5, 2012.
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