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Our Mission...

To provide the finest quality education possible that will be responsive to the requirements of an ever-changing and diverse student body and prepare them for success in the rapidly changing global environment.

To be a positive force in the development of the University, community and region by being actively involved in addressing the problems facing these constituencies.

Offered Majors

The School of Business also offers a Masters of Business Administration M.B.A.

North Star Mutual Insurance

SMSU received a major investment in the School of Business from our friends at North Star Mutual Insurance of Cottonwood, Minn. “We are grateful to North Star Mutual and their leadership team who see the value in further investing in the next generation of SMSU students.

SMSU President Kumara Jayasuriya.

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SMSU Scholarships

SMSU offers a wide variety of scholarship opportunities including need-based scholarships awarded through our financial aid office, University Awards based on academic performance, and hundreds of merit-based scholarships made possible by our generous donors.

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Student Organizations

  • Accounting Club
  • American Marketing Association
  • DECA
  • Society for Human Resource Management

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Academic programs in the School of Business are designed to help students strengthen their general business skills and knowledge. Program curricula are built on a strong foundation of business core courses necessary for success in today’s competitive economic environment.

Our faculty members are professionals who have industry experience and strong academic credentials. More importantly, our faculty are dedicated educators with a passion for teaching and learning. We care about our students, and we are constantly improving our programs so we are fully preparing our students for a globally-competitive business world where change is the only constant. 100% of our full-time faculty members have PhDs or another terminal degree.

We offer bachelor’s degrees in Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing. Our Accounting, Management, and Marketing degrees are available for distance learning students. The school also offers associate degrees in Accounting and Marketing.

The School Business is very active in extended learning education. In cooperation with SMSU’s Office of Online Learning & Transfer Partnerships, the department offers 2+2 programs to off-campus locations.