Welcome Message

Dear New Business Student,

On behalf of our faculty, staff, and students, I welcome you to the College of Business Administration at Stanislaus State. 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. We strive to offer our students an accessible, affordable, professional business education that empowers people of all ages and backgrounds to transform their lives and realize their personal and potential. Accordingly, we seek to create an environment dedicated to educational needs of a diverse, multi-cultural student population.

The College of Business Administration faculty is composed of highly qualified academics and experienced business professionals committed to the excellence of your learning and experience in and outside the classroom. The faculty continuously update their curricula and courses to ensure the delivery of a cutting edge business education for the professional challenges in today and tomorrow’s workplaces. They are keenly interested in your success and are available to assist you in preparing your academic and career plans.

Stanislaus State Business Administration graduates are highly sought after by employers throughout the state. Our College Student Success Center and the University Career Development Services have expanded career services. You will have opportunities to enhance and support your academic and career success through service-learning, internships, clubs, and organizations. There are more than six student organizations available to business students, including two honor societies, Beta Gamma Sigma, open to all business students, and Beta Alpha Psi, open to accounting and finance majors. I strongly encourage you to be involved and to benefit from the many services and activities provided by these student organizations.

Our College is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, AACSB International. AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business and management education. The College accredited curricula and academic programs offer you the opportunity to explore and graduate in many business disciplines (accounting, computer information systems, finance, human resources, international business, management, marketing, operations management, and strategic management/entrepreneurship) as well as pursue your graduate education in our MBA, Online MBA, and Executive MBA programs.

My heartiest congratulations and welcome to the College of Business Administration. 

Sincerely,

Tomás Gómez-Arias, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Business Administration