The Business Administration Department seeks to educate students at the undergraduate level for meaningful positions in business, government and non-profit organizations. The department believes that education for business must be based upon a blended approach combining the traditional liberal arts with theoretical and applied classic and contemporary business practices.
The professional curriculum includes the common body of knowledge in the field of business administration and stresses a working knowledge of the major areas of business activity. In doing so, the curriculum aims for proficiency in the use of analytic techniques for solving management problems and an appreciation for and dedication to the social and ethical responsibilities of today's manager.
Ursuline College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
- Bachelor Degree of Arts in Business Administration with majors in Accounting, Business Administration and Marketing.
IACBE Annual Report
Business Administration Fact Sheet
Federal regulations require institutions to disclose to prospective and current students certain information about Gainful Employment Programs. A "Gainful Employment" program is a certificate program that leads to gainful employment in a recognized occupation. Ursuline College currently offers some certificate programs that meet the Gainful Employment definition. Information about this certificate program, including related occupations, graduation rate, median loan debt for program completers, on-time completion rate and other pertinent facts is available on the following document: