Accredited by the AACSB and ranked in the Bloomberg Business Week magazine as one of the top undergraduate Business Schools, the COB at Illinois State University provides numerous stimulating majors and minors, plus high quality options for postgraduates.
Among such programmes is the innovative 5-year Integrated Bachelor of Science and Master of Professional Accountancy (BS/MPA), which has been designed for those keen to gain direct entry into the professional sphere of information systems and accounting technology. Other options include majors in Accountancy, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Business Teacher Education, Insurance, International Business, Marketing, and Management. The latter major is offered by the Department of Management & Quantitative Methods, which ensures an immersive study of small business management, leadership, and international markets. As many students enamoured with the dynamic learning environment stay on for postgraduate studies, the COB provides a succinct and focused Master of Business Administration (MBA), which was ranked one of the most social-media friendly MBAs by a student survey.
Enabling students to become creative thinkers and problems solvers, the Illinois State MBA program encourages those enrolled to collaborate on a variety of class presentations, reports and projects. Operated by a highly skilled, experienced faculty committed to academic excellence, research and consulting, Illinois State’s MBAdvantage is a world-class, AACSB-accredited course that enables students to broaden their horizons and improve their prospects.
All classes are held in the cutting-edge College of Business building; numbers are limited to 25 students per session to ensure that each individual has access to comprehensive one-on-one academic tuition and support. Not only are teaching timetables flexible, including evening classes and three program start dates spread throughout the year; MBAdvantage tuition is also reasonably priced, with financial assistance available to ensure that talented student have access to the quality of education they deserve.
Broadly, ‘International House’, or ‘I-House’, is a collective term for the international student community at Illinois State University and the programs and facilities developed for this community by the institution’s Office of International Studies and Programs. Having been dedicated to promoting international education and cross-cultural understanding across the campus for more than forty years, International House continues to seek new and innovative means of engaging American and International students in a global dialogue. Central components of International House are:
- The Marilyn M. Boyd International House Lounge (International Community Center)
- The International House TLLC Floors in Manchester Hall (International Student Accommodations)
- The United International Association (International Student and Community Organizations)
- The I-House and OISP Alumni Association (International Alumni Association)