The College of Business and Economics develops high quality and innovative programs and resources, connects theory to practice in curricular, extra-curricular and research activities, and transforms students who will have a positive impact within Maryland and beyond.
The College of Business and Economics offers rigorous and applied undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting, business and economics firmly rooted in the liberal arts. Our business and accounting programs are accredited by AACSB International, which places them among the top one percent of business schools worldwide.
Hands-on Learning Experiences
In addition to accredited coursework, students in the college can seek personal and professional growth opportunities tailored to their interests. Nearly all students complete at least one professional internship before graduating. Students also are encouraged to participate in exciting and enriching student programs and events, such as the college's signature business case competition, The Associate. The college's 18 student organizations provide another great outlet for students to grow professionally and gain leadership skills.
Dedicated Faculty and Staff
Distinguished faculty members serve not only as dedicated teachers but as mentors and advisers to students. Our faculty also influences the greater academic and business worlds through their research and scholarship.
The college's undergraduate programs include four majors, 11 concentrations/tracks and five minors.
Professionals seeking an advanced degree in a business field can pursue one of the college's three master's programs or four post-baccalaureate certificates offered by the college. See our graduate programs.
News & Events
Economics Professor in the News for Quinoa Research
College of Business and Economics associate professor Seth Gitter spoke with NPR's "The Salt" on the economic impact of quinoa's rise in popularity.
Visiting Scholar Shares What's Next for Wall Street
The College of Business and Economics welcomed Nicole Sherrod, managing director for trading at TD Ameritrade in Chicago, to campus on October 29 to speak to faculty, students and friends on the future of Wall Street.
Student-run Café Opens in Stephens Hall
Students in the entrepreneurial student organization Enactus opened a grab-and-go deli and café on the first floor of Stephens Hall.