The School of Business (authorized July 1, 1972) includes the Departments of Accounting; Economics, Finance, and General Business; Management and Marketing; and Entrepreneurship and Professional Development.
The School also has a Career Services Office, Business Graduate Programs, a Center for Professional Development and Entrepreneurship, and a Center for Business Development and Economic Research.
Since its inception, the College of Business has experienced substantial growth in faculty size, student enrollment, and facilities. We operate several computer labs and computer instruction has been integrated into the curriculum. The Center for Professional Development and Entrepreneurship provides facilities to view tapes, participate in mock interviews, and use desktop publishing resources.
In addition to 41 full-time faculty members, the college has frequent visitors and lecturers from business, government, and nonprofit organizations who share their insight and experience. Students have regular opportunities to interact with academics, top researchers, executives, and managers from businesses and industries in the Jackson Metropolitan area and around the nation.
The College is accredited by AACSB–the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.