About the School of Business

When you pursue studies in accounting or business administration in the School of Business at Truman State University, you acquire the knowledge and develop the skills to become successful leaders—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 curricula for all accounting and business administration majors provides breadth of knowledge, experience, 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 articulate communicators, effective team members, and skilled critical thinkers and problem solvers.

The School of Business cultivates a community of learners by emphasizing:

  • A rigorous, liberal arts and sciences educational foundation;
  • Highly selective admission of students;
  • Civic engagement;
  • Leadership development; and,
  • Experiential and applied learning activities to enhance student learning.

Demonstrated Excellence — AACSB Accredited

At Truman, you take classes with top-quality faculty and collaborate with high-caliber students who are curious and strive for success at all levels. 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 they have proved to provide the best in business education world.

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Barnes Receives Excellence in Teaching AwardBarnes Receives Excellence in Teaching Award

May 8, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Barnes who was awarded the 2019 School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award! 1) Any general thanks you want to give for this award? “I could thank literally hundreds of people: faculty, staff, students, and friends.  My biggest thanks would be to my family back in Oklahoma.  I love and miss […]

Bulldogs in OmahaBulldogs in Omaha

May 7, 2019

Twelve members of the Bulldog Student Investment Fund (BSIF) had the opportunity to attend the Berkshire-Hathaway annual shareholders’ meeting on Saturday, May 4th in Omaha.  They were in the audience as investment icons Warren Buffet and Charlie Munger fielded questions from investors, and even got a glimpse of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who is on […]

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