About the School of Business

When you pursue a business degree in accounting or business administration in Truman’s School of Business, you acquire the knowledge and develop the skills to become a successful leader—and not just in business and industry. You will be well-prepared to make meaningful contributions to service organizations, governmental agencies, not-for-profits, and your community.

Relevant, Broad-based Programs

A core business curriculum for all business students provides breadth of knowledge, experience, and perspectives, as well as skills you choose to develop as part of your liberal arts education.  To prepare you for the fast-paced, rapidly changing global economy, the School of Business offers several academic programs:

Accounting Programs:

Business Administration Programs:

Student-focused and Skills-based Mission

Our mission guides all we do–the students we recruit, the faculty we hire, the curricula we offer, and the experiences we provide. The School of Business graduates ethically-aware prospective business and civic leaders who are effective communicators, team leaders, critical thinkers, and problem solvers.

We fulfill the mission by:

  • Admitting high-potential students from the Midwest and beyond;
  • Offering programs that embrace the knowledge, skills, and perspectives of the liberal arts;
  • Using effective teaching and learning strategies with appropriate technologies to prepare students for rapidly evolving business careers;
  • Engaging with business professionals, civic leaders, and community members to enhance student learning and readiness for the workforce, and;
  • Emphasizing faculty scholarly activity related to contributions to practice and teaching/learning with a secondary emphasis on discipline-based scholarship.

Demonstrated Excellence—AACSB Accredited

At Truman, you pursue a business education at one of only five percent of business schools worldwide that have earned AACSB accreditation. AACSB schools must pass rigorous quality standards and have proved to provide the best in business education world.

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Alums Pass CFA Level 1 ExamAlums Pass CFA Level 1 Exam

February 12, 2020

Congratulations to School of Business alums Drake Raftery (’19), Ben Wingo (’19), and Danny Alter (’19) who all recently found out that they passed the CFA Level 1 Exam!  This is a great accomplishment as the national pass rate was 42%.  These alums are employed with Principal Financial Group, Boeing, and RubinBrown, respectively. Drake, Ben, […]

Study Abroad Spotlight – Katie BrutonStudy Abroad Spotlight – Katie Bruton

December 18, 2019

Study Abroad Spotlight: Sustainability at home and abroad! Katie Bruton is a business student at Truman studying marketing and international studies. She is completing a semester abroad at Artevelde University of Applied Sciences in Ghent, Belgium. In one of her classes, she designed stamps based on the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals and Artevelde […]

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