The College of Business is dedicated to influencing the lives of its students with experiential learning activities instilling in them critical thinking skills, an understanding of business functions, and an ethical, inclusive, and global mindset. The college embraces professional development experiences for its faculty, including the ability to provide service and produce relevant scholarly work that impacts the classroom, the surrounding community, the business world, and disciplinary professions.
The College is organized into the Department of Managerial Studies, the Department of Quantitative Business Studies, and the White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Business programs in the College are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, International (AACSB). Hospitality and Tourism Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA). The College of Business also houses several centers, including the Center for Business and Economic Development Solutions; Center for Career Management; and Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center (NW-ISBDC). The college serves more than 1,300 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students across a range of programs