To cultivate values-based leaders for a dynamic and global environment.
Valpo’s College of Business (CoB) is among the elite 25% of business schools accredited by AACSB International, the foremost business accreditation body. This means that a Valpo business education provides you with a higher level of quality and facilitates admission to AACSB-accredited continuing education programs. Also, many top-tier businesses hire only graduates of AACSB-accredited schools. Our attractive student-to-faculty ratio ensures that you get personalized attention from experienced professionals, all of whom have doctoral-level qualifications in their teaching field. And they — not teaching assisitants —will teach your classes.
All CoB classes and faculty offices are located in Urschel Hall so we have a tight-knit community focused on professional and personal growth. Urschel is a wireless facility equipped with state-of-the-art electronic classrooms.
Dive right in
At Valpo, freshmen are able to take classes in the CoB – an opportunity not always available at other institutions. This gives you a leg up as you begin your career path.
Real life, real time
You will graduate from the CoB with "real life" experience via an internship. This requirement puts your book learning to the test while helping you make contacts you can use after graduation. Internships can be done overseas or at home, during a semester or over a summer. If you’re an international business major you’ll get global experience during a semester studying abroad.
Know your strengths
Our nationally and internationally recognized Assessment Center evaluates student performance on realistic business tasks. During your sophomore and senior years, assessors will observe you in "real world" simulations like oral presentations or group decision-making and offer immediate feedback on your communication, leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal abilities. Armed with this professional evaluation, you will know your strengths along with areas for improvement.
An MBA to fit your life
With its unique seven-week blocks, professionals and graduate students have found they can successfully manage the course work alongside their other commitments (like a job or family!). And the Valpo MBA focuses on values-based leadership – an attribute in high demand in today’s global market place. To learn more about the Valpo MBA program, click here.