Nael A. Aly, Ph.D., Dean
Al Petrosky, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Management, Operations, and Marketing
Randall B. Brown, Ph.D., Director, Master of Business Administration Program
Al Petrosky, Ph.D., Director, Student Success Center
David H. Lindsay, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Accounting and Finance
Eleftherios (Al) Tsacle, M.S., Chair, Department of Computer Information Systems
Andrew J. Wagner, Ph.D., Director, Master of Science in Business Administration, Finance: International Finance Program
Nael A. Aly, Ph.D., Director, Executive Master of Business Administration Program
Office: Demergasso-Bava Hall — DBH 202
Phone: (209) 667-3288
Departments in the College of Business Administration:
The College of Business Administration is fully accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management and business administration education.
The College of Business Administration is organized into three academic departments: Accounting and Finance; Computer Information Systems; and Management, Operations, and Marketing.
Courses in the Bachelor of Science programs are offered both day and evening. In addition to course offerings on the Turlock campus, the College schedules upper- division and graduate courses at the CSU Stanislaus Stockton Center, mediated courses, and on-line courses.
Master of Business Administration
The Master of Business Administration program provides study in advanced concepts of business, industry, and government operations. This program is designed for the active manager or technical supervisor as well as the recent graduate who is interested in advanced study in the field of business. The program includes accounting, finance, operations management, marketing, economics, management, and computer information systems. Please refer to the Graduate Catalog.
Executive Master of Business Administration
The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) is a specialized degree program that provides study in leadership and management skills for persons in middle to upper-management positions. It is intended for managers and professionals who work in private corporations, non-profit organizations, the public sector, and small businesses who wish to expand their leadership skills and enhance their careers. The EMBA is a lockstep cohort program that is delivered in eight-week sessions. The program is completed within two years or less. Please refer to the Graduate catalog.
Master of Science in Business Administration, Finance: International Finance
The Master of Science in Business Administration, Finance: International Finance program provides study in advanced concepts of international finance. This program is designed for corporate managers of international finance as well as the recent graduates who are interested in advanced study in the field of international finance. This is a one-year, full-time, lock-step, cohort program. The fall semester is taught on the campus of CSU Stanislaus. The spring semester is taught on the campus of Cergy-Pontoise University in France. Please refer to the Graduate Catalog.
The College of Business Administration Mission
The CSU Stanislaus College of Business Administration is a publicly supported, regional teaching institution. Our mission is to deliver a professional business education that offers our students the knowledge and skills to succeed in their careers and in society.
Publicly supported institution We strive to offer our students an accessible, moderately priced, professional education that empowers people of all ages and backgrounds to transform their lives. Accordingly, we seek to maintain an environment dedicated to educating a diverse, multicultural student population. We provide our faculty and staff with resources and a supportive environment focused on accomplishing our mission including the pursuit of relevant professional development. To our regional community we represent a recognized talent pool of faculty and student resources.
Regional institution We offer programs that add value primarily to our six-county service area.
Teaching institution We are dedicated to providing an educational environment focused on learning. We enrich our teaching and lifelong learning through applied and pedagogical research.
Professional business education We offer both an undergraduate business program and a small MBA degree program. We seek to assure overall quality, relevance, and convenience in the creation and continual improvement of our professional business programs.
Knowledge and skills to succeed We provide our students with the knowledge and skills to formulate, evaluate, and select appropriate courses of action that will prove successful in the workplace. We also seek to foster in our students a sense of social responsibility.
The College of Business Administration Vision
To be a premier learning-centered College of Business Administration in California’s Central Valley that develops graduates who have the knowledge and skills to perform well and is recognized for academic excellence, innovation, use of technology, scholarship, and continuous improvement.
Statement of Faculty Values
- We value excellence and continuous improvement.
- We value our students’ success both in the classroom and in future endeavors.
- We value honesty, integrity, ethical behavior, and social responsibility.
- We value intellectual contributions, particularly, applied scholarship and pedagogical research.
- We value a learning and work environment that is collegial and committed to mutual respect.
- We value the diversity of insights, perspectives and contributions from an academic community comprised of members from various backgrounds.
- We value leadership that is responsive to our stakeholders.
- We value quality teaching by learned, inspired, and professional scholars, who also serve as mentors to their students.
AACSB Business Accreditation
The College of Business Administration is fully accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. It is the hallmark of excellence in management and business administration education.
Organized in 1916, AACSB International is considered the premier accrediting organization for undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration. Universities that earn AACSB accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. About a third of the nation’s postsecondary business programs have achieved accreditation.
AACSB accreditation assures students and graduates that their business programs have completed rigorous evaluation and peer review and that the college mission and goals have been achieved through qualified faculty, relevant curriculum, adequate learning resources, and effective policies and practices. Employers view AACSB International accreditation as a sign that a prospective employee has received a high quality business education. Communities view AACSB International accreditation as an indication of the availability of a highly qualified managerial workforce in their region.
This AACSB accreditation honor is one more indication of excellence in undergraduate and graduate business education at California State University, Stanislaus.