Southeast Missouri State University

Mission

Business Studies Today for Tomorrow's Business Successes

Majors

Fully accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Facilities

  • Robert A. Dempster Hall is one of the finest comprehensive facilities in the state to support undergraduate business programs.
  • Dempster Hall is a technology-rich, globally connected, learning environment that contains alarge array of hands-on business technology for students to use.

Class Size

  • Less than 30 students per class, on average.
  • Business student-faculty ratio of less then 21-to-1.

Faculty

  • 47 full-time, regular faculty and 90 percent of these have/or are pursuingthe doctoral degree.
  • Alumni five years out assign a grade of B+ to the quality of teaching.

Courses

  • Courses are scheduled soa full-time student can complete their degree in four years or less.
  • 95 percent of the courses are taught by full-time faculty;the other 5 percent are taught byexperienced practitioners with specialized knowledge.
  • More than 300 students each year complete an internship or participate in a major business practicum.
  • Graduating students assign a grade of B+ to the business program.
  • Alumni five-years out assign a grade of B+ to their overall experience with the businessprogram.

Student Success

  • 99 percent of graduates are placed within the year after graduation.
  • Business students consistently score above the national averageon the national Major FieldAchievement Test in Business.
  • 100 percent of graduates demonstrate basic competency in writing.
  • Consistently 95 percent or more of graduates say the business program developed their communication, teamwork and leadership skills to a discernable degree.
  • Business students compete successfully at the state, regional, national, and international level in competitions sponsored by universitory, business student, practitioner organizations.
  • The college retains 90 percent of business and pre-business students.

Advising

  • All freshman and sophomore business students are advised by a professional adviser committed to personal attention and student success.
  • Junior and senior business students are advised by a full-time faculty member in the student's major.
  • Students assign a grade of A to the advising services through the college's Academic Advising Center.
  • Faculty advising is ranked equally high.

External Support

  • The Harrison College of Business has a $5.2 million endowment to support undergraduate scholarships.
  • The Harrison College of Business has an endowment of $4 million to support an extra margin of excellence in its academic programs.

Graduate Program

  • BSBA graduates with appropriate academic records are eligible to apply for admission to the MBA program.
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