The UMSL College of Business Administration Department of Accounting offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and the Master of Accounting.
Our mission is to foster excellence in accountancy by providing a rigorous educational experience as a frame-work for lifelong learning to individuals of diverse academic backgrounds.
Our programs, both the Bachelor of Science program in Accounting and the Master of Accounting, are accredited by AACSB International, the premier global business accreditation body.
Our Alumni are leaders of corporations, CPA firms, non-for-profit agencies and other organizations across the country. Their titles include director, chief executive officer chief operating officer, chief financial officer, controller, and CPA firm partner.
Our students are talented and diverse, serving in paid internships and passing the CPA Exam each year at rates well above the national averages.
Potential jobs include positions with the audit, tax or information systems consulting staffs at CPA firms, or with the internal audit, accounting and financial control groups at corporations, and more.
Affiliated UMSL student organizations - Accounting Club, Beta Alpha Psi, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance.
The UMSL College of Business Administration Department of Finance and Legal Studies
offers the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with emphasis in Finance.
Finance is a multi-disciplinary field that combines various concepts from psychology, economics and accounting with financial techniques to make sound business decisions and solve financial problems. Finance students may choose from among focused study areas by completing "track" requirements in corporate finance, financial planning, financial services, insurance, or investment and portfolio management.
Our faculty are internationally recognized as some of the finest researchers in the discipline, and the demand for our graduates continues to grow. St. Louis is a national hub for financial services, and we partner with a variety of corporations and organizations to educate the financial professionals of the future.
Potential jobs for finance graduates include investment advising, banking, insurance, real estate, personal financial planning, corporate finance and more. Many UMSL Finance grads go on to find jobs with companies like Edward Jones, Moneta Group, Monsanto Plancorp and Emerson.
Affiliated UMSL student organizations - Finance Club, Beta Alpha Psi, Student Investment Trust.
The UMSL College of Business Administration Department of Information Systems and Technology
offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems.
Information Systems teaches students to develop and apply information technology-based business solutions through curriculum incorporating leading edge technologies used in both public and private organizations. Building on a core business program, IS students study the social and technical design, development and security of computer-based and web-based information systems. UMSL is the only institution in St. Louis to hold the National Security Agency/Department of Homeland Security designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD).
The IS faculty includes distinguished internationally renowned researchers as well as highly experienced practitioners from St. Louis's leading corporations. Students have access to advanced-technology classrooms, a dedicated computer lab, an innovative cybersecurity lab, and countless career development events and opportunities.
Potential jobs for information systems graduates include database management, information security, e-commerce, application development, data warehousing, network operations, help desk/technical support, project management, systems analysis and much more.
Affiliated UMSL student organizations - IS Mentoring Club, Beta Alpha Psi, Association of IT Professionals Student Chapter.
The UMSL College of Business Administration Department of Global Leadership and Management
and the International Business Institute
offer the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with emphasis in international Business.
The International Business program offers cross-disciplinary courses in all the major areas of business and excellent study abroad opportunities. We have partner universities around the world, and faculty with a demonstrated commitment to international business in their scholarly research, teaching activities, and professional service.
Our undergraduate International Business program has been ranked in the top 25 nationally by US NEWS and World Report for seventeen consecutive years.
Potential jobs for international business graduates span most careers in business and many other fields as well.
Affiliated UMSL student organizations - International Business Honor Society, International Business Club.
The UMSL College of Business Department of Global Leadership and Management
offers the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with emphasis in Management.
The Department of Global Leadership and Management (GLAM) is home to studies in general management, strategic management, human resource management, international management and small business management. Understanding that nearly all business is both local and global, GLAM students learn what it takes to compete in small and international markets alike.
GLAM faculty are widely recognized for their excellence in teaching and research. Students have access to an educational experience based on current research and grounded in real-world application.
Potential jobs for management graduates include team leader, manager, project manager, human resource manager, management specialist and much more.
The UMSL College of Business Administration Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
offers the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with emphasis in Marketing.
The goal of professionals is to bring customers and companies together. Studying a variety of topics including promotion, advertising, sales management, international marketing, market research, consumer behavior, social media and digital strategies, analytics and audience measurement, market planning, segmentation, transportation management, and branding. UMSL Marketing students graduate with real-world skills in making connections happen.
The UMSL Marketing faculty is steeped in the business community locally and internationally, giving them valuable perspective on what students need to excel in the marketplace.
Potential jobs for marketing graduates include digital and social media, sales, advertising and promotion, market research, public relations, customer relationship marketing, product and brand management, e-commerce and much more.
Affiliated UMSL student organizations - Marketing Club, International Business Club.
The Department of Supply Chain & Analytics
focuses on the whole supply chain including procurement and sourcing of raw materials, ingredients and components, production or service delivery, and distribution to the customer. This includes a myriad of activities for optimizing and managing relationships with both suppliers and customers. Supply Chain Management is the highest recommended major on payscale.com! The department also covers business analytics, including descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytical tools for better decision making across all areas of business.
The Supply Chain & Analytics faculty are outstanding teachers and researchers who work closely with St. Louis area businesses. The department and its advisory board of leading business executives provide students with numerous engagement events outside the classroom, as well as internships and career development opportunities.
Potential jobs for Supply Chain & Analytics graduates include supply chain manager, logistics or transportation analyst, supply chain designer, sourcing specialist, buyer, distribution or transportation manager, production manager, business analyst, data scientist, operations research analyst and much more.
Affiliated UMSL student organizations - Supply Chain Club, Supply Chain Mentoring Program, Transportation Club.