Tomas Gomez-Arias, Ph.D., Dean
James Strong, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Management, Operations, and Marketing
Katrina Kidd, MBA, Director, Master of Business Administration Program
Kim Tan, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Accounting and Finance
Pengtao Li, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Management Information Systems
Office: Demergasso-Bava Hall - DBH 202
Phone: (209) 667-3288
Departments in the College of Business Administration:
Department of Accounting and Finance
Department of Management Information Systems
Department of Management, Operations, and Marketing
Graduate Programs in the College of Business Administration:
Executive Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration
Online Master 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; Management 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 Stanislaus State Stockton Campus, mediated courses, and on-line courses.
Programs are listed alphabetically within the department that houses them. When a program is housed within the college but not assigned to a specific department, it is listed first.
The College of Business Administration Mission
As a publicly supported, regional teaching institution, California State University, Stanislaus College of Business Administration’s 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 a highly valuable professional business education that is accessible, affordable, and empowers people of all ages and backgrounds to transform their lives and realize their potential. We provide our faculty and staff with resources and a supportive environment focused on accomplishing our mission including the pursuit of relevant professional development.
Regional institution We offer well-respected programs that add value primarily to California’s Central San Joaquin Valley. Accordingly, we seek to maintain an environment dedicated to educating a diverse, multicultural student population. To our regional community we represent a recognized talent pool of faculty and student resources.
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. We continuously improve our student learning through ongoing assessment efforts.
Professional business education We offer an undergraduate business program and several relatively small yet well-respected masters degrees. We pursue overall high quality, relevance, currency, and convenience in the creation and continual improvement of our professional business programs.
Knowledge and skills to succeed in their business careers and in society We provide our students with the professional knowledge and managerial skills to formulate, evaluate, select, and implement appropriate courses of action that will prove successful in the workplace. We also instill in our students a sense of ethics/social responsibility.
The College of Business Administration Vision
Our vision is to become the educational nucleus that impacts the California Central San Joaquin Valley economy through the development of graduates who have the professional knowledge and innovative managerial skills to perform well in a business environment, and faculty and students who are 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 an environment wherein students learning and work are conducted in a collegial manner committed to mutual respect.
- We value the diversity of insights, perspectives, and contributions from an academic community composed of members from various backgrounds.
- We value high quality teaching by learned, inspired, and professional scholars, who also serve as mentors to their students.
- We value leadership that is responsive to our stakeholders including students, faculty, and staff.
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.