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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Study Abroad Spotlight: Danika Eaker, Junior Accounting and Business Administration Major (Finance Concentration)Study Abroad Spotlight: Danika Eaker, Junior Accounting and Business Administration Major (Finance Concentration)

December 6, 2018

Danika Eaker had the opportunity to study abroad this semester at Edge Hill University in England.  Danika says, “I knew that studying abroad would be a life-changing experience, but I didn’t foresee just how powerful an impact it would have on me. I love the opportunity that living here has given me to learn, grow, […]

International Business Scholar Speaks to Students and FacultyInternational Business Scholar Speaks to Students and Faculty

December 3, 2018

Dr. Bill Newburry (’87), Chair of the Department of International Business and the Ryder Eminent Scholar of Global Business at Florida International University spoke to students in the International Financial Management class on Friday, November 30.  He talked with the students about information collected from interviews with executives of Chinese multinational companies.  The information will […]

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