In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University, the School of Business provides major programs to prepare students for lifelong learning while pursuing their calling to serve in professional careers and studies. The School of Business programs promote Biblically based Christian business practices. The major programs accomplish this mission through curriculum tied to industry expectations coupled with instruction in the ethical, Biblical Christian philosophy, and diversity principles which serve as the basis of our society and economy. The pedagogical emphasis is on the application of critical thinking for innovative approaches to solving business problems.
The School of Business offers majors and minors in Accounting, Applied Management, Business Administration, Data Analytics, Healthcare Management, Information Technology, Management, Marketing, and Organizational Leadership. A minor is also offered in Entrepreneurship for students in any discipline.
Admission Requirements for the programs
The School of Business requires a minimum standard of academic performance for acceptance into the School of Business for any major in business, except applied management. Specifically: Freshmen: Student must have a high school cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale and an ACT score of 20. Transfers: Student must have a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA. Students not meeting the admission requirement may be immediately accepted into the applied management major.
A 2.5 cumulative grade point average is required for graduation.
The School of Business programs at Missouri Baptist University are in candidacy for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Established in 1988, ACBSP is the only organization offering specialized business accreditation for all degree levels, from associate to baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs. ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the business programs offered by Missouri Baptist University meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.
The Accounting program at Missouri Baptist University provides challenging curriculum for the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree with major and minor studies in order to prepare students for the professional and ethical practice of accounting. An accounting degree, with built-in Business Administration minor, also provides the basis for further advanced degree studies. Learn More
For students with 60 or more transferable semester hours of credit from an Associate of Applied Sciences (A.A.S.) program, the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree with an Applied Management major allows flexibility in utilizing prior technical coursework towards major requirements. However, an (A.A.S.) is not required to pursue the degree. This major does not include any built-in minors. Learn More
In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University and the academic program, the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in the Business Administration discipline provides a broad-based curriculum designed to prepare students for advanced degrees and professional careers. This major does not include any built-in minors. Learn More
Data has become an essential tool for most companies, as they generate, collect and use it to drive business value. Data allows companies to reach their target audiences better, increase sales and streamline operations. As data collecting grows, so does the demand for professionals skilled in data analytics. Missouri Baptist University’s Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in any industry and become the data expert companies need. Learn More
In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University and the academic program, the Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management, with a built-in Business Administration minor, provides a solid curriculum in management principles and concepts applicable to healthcare industry environments. Learn More
The mission of the Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, with a built-in Business Administration minor, is to equip students to enter the competitive field of IT and to develop a life-long career in this field. Students should also be equipped to enter graduate school and complete an advanced degree in a related field. Learn More
The online Bachelor of Professional Studies in Healthcare Management program prepares students to excel in management positions across an extensive range of healthcare settings. Graduates will have gained the management skills and knowledge about healthcare necessary to manage hospitals, health clinics, rehabilitation centers, home care management, physicians’ offices, and nursing homes. Learn More
The online Bachelor of Professional Studies in Organizational Leadership program equips graduates with skills that directly apply to management and leadership roles spanning across all facets of the job market. Earn your degree with a top Christian university online and prepare to lead in any field. Learn More
MBU’s business administration curriculum covers a vast array of management principles and practices such as organizational leadership, strategic communication, strategic planning, financial management, and resource management. These useful skills are transferable to today’s workplace. Learn More