Bringing the world to you...to prepare you for the world
Business is global and touches every aspect of our lives, from the artist selling paintings to the development of new applications for nanotechnology. Business processes, personal economics, finance, investment, accounting, management, information systems, and data management are all areas that impact us daily. In Clarion University's College of Business Administration and Information Sciences we are preparing students for successful careers in these areas through a variety of applied educational experiences.
Our career focus has led to an emphasis in two areas: global leadership and entrepreneurship. Regardless of major, you can easily focus your studies on global leadership or entrepreneurship. Want to join a major corporation? Follow our global leadership path. Want to create your own business? Follow our entrepreneurship path. Our experienced faculty will help you identify the courses and programs that will best fit your personal education and career goals.
To begin your career in global leadership or entrepreneurship, contact Admissions today.
The results are in — Clarion University's College of Business Administration and Information Sciences makes the grade! Find out why so many of our programs are nationally ranked.
Have you heard about the CUmentor program? The CUmentor program is a two-year pilot program with the College of Business Administration and Information Sciences. The CUmentor program is designed to link alumni and employer partners with current Clarion University students in order to develop mentor-mentee partnerships. Find out more about this exciting opportunity and what you should do to apply.
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The College of Business Administration and Information Sciences believes in bringing real world experiences and learning opportunities into our classrooms as we prepare to launch our students into their careers. The college offers the following bachelor's and master's programs:
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) (online)
- Master of Science in Accounting (MAcc) (online)
- Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics (online)
- Master of Science in Library Science (M.S.L.S.) (online)
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) with majors in accounting (resident and online), finance (resident and online), human resource management, international business, management (resident and online), marketing, paralegal studies, and real estate (resident and online)
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
- Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
- Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Library Science
The college also offers associate degree programs and minors in a variety of subject areas. Students from all majors can complete their Bachelors plus MBA (B2MBA) in a five-year period.Explore our department pages to find out more about our available degree options or contact us at COBA@CLARION.EDU.
All business programs are accredited by AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - placing our programs among the top business programs in the world. Our M.S.L.S. is accredited by the American Library Association and our Associate of Applied Science in Applied Technology is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Technology - ATMAE. Our B.S.B.A. is accredited by the American Bar Association.
We bring the world to you through the experiences of our faculty and the opportunities we give our students to see the world. Our multiple accreditations and certifications are clear markers of the quality of the education you will receive. We believe in the scholarly preparation of our faculty and in the application of that knowledge through internships and other experiential learning opportunities for our students. Our inclusion of Career Services professionals in the fabric of the college facilitates the student's preparation for and success in starting their professional careers.
Join our students and become the next generation of leaders in business and in the information sciences.