College of Business


MISSION

The College of Business provides high-quality, high-value, transfer-friendly and practical on-campus and online undergraduate degrees in accounting, business (with specialized concentrations), agriculture entrepreneurship, marketing and economics; online degrees in emergency medical services administration, fire services administration, a master of business administration (MBA) degree, and health care administration and post-baccalaureate accounting certificates that prepare students with the knowledge and skills for career and life success. Our two honor societies offer recognition for highly qualified students. 

We also offer business services through our highly successful EOU-SBDC (Small Business Development Center), federally-mandated Mine Safety and Health Training Program that provides training consulting to mines operating in Oregon, and Center for Economic Information.

Accounting

The goal of our IACBE-accredited Accounting program and Post-baccalaureate Accounting Certificate is to provide students with the knowledge and skills expected of accountants today leading to successful and rewarding careers.

Agriculture Entrepreneurship

(New for Fall 2022)

The agriculture entrepreneurship degree program an transfer-friendly option provides a unique learning experience where you’ll apply basic science and business and agriculture business knowledge and skills to real world projects. The entrepreneurial focus means harnessing your passion, creativity, and knowledge to help you develop the ability to identify potential marketplace opportunities and uncover the most appropriate ways and time to capitalize on them.

Business Administration

Our business degree refines curiosity for life and learning, as well as an awareness of social responsibilities and the ethical implications of  business decisions.

Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Business Administration

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree program at Eastern Oregon University is for those who have completed an Applied Associate degree at a community college and are interested in achieving a bachelor degree with an emphasis in Business Administration.

Economics

The goal of Economics degree program is to provide high-quality, high-value and practical educational experiences focused on historical, contemporary and international economic concepts and issues relevant to careers in business administration, education, resource management, and public service.

Marketing

(New in Fall 2021)

The marketing degree program provides a solid business and marketing foundation that emphasizes the career-ready knowledge, skills, and abilities employers seek in new hires and those seeking advancement. We integrate real world experiential, hands-on and project-based learning experiences culminating in a portfolio that can showcase your learning and skill sets to potential employers.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Online

The goal of our IACBE-accredited Master in Business Administration online program is to provide high-quality, high-value and flexible online educational experiences that advance career opportunities designed to help you succeed in a rapidly changing global economy. Our online graduate students find the EOU MBA reputable, affordable, flexible and convenient.

Emergency Medical Services Administration (EMSA) – Online

Designed primarily for paramedics and EMT’s seeking advanced knowledge related to the management and administration of emergency medical systems (EMS), the goal of our highly reputable Emergency Medical Services Administration (EMSA) program is to prepare paramedics and EMT’s seeking advanced knowledge related to the management and administration of emergency medical systems (EMS) and is available entirely online.

Fire Services Administration (FSA) – Online

The goal of our top ranked FSA program is to provide fire service professionals the opportunity to obtain a bachelor’s degree entirely online in their professional field and seek advancement.

Healthcare Administration Undergraduate Certificate – Online

Open to all majors, this five course (15 credit) undergraduate certificate is suited for health, allied health and operational administrative professionals who work within healthcare organizations, those seeking entry, and those pursuing career advancement opportunities in healthcare settings.

Honor Societies

The College of Business offers two honor society opportunities for qualified students. Our Sigma Beta Delta (SBD) chapter is an International Honor Society for Business, Management and Administration majors. Our Iota Chapter of the Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) is an International Honor Society in the field of Economics.

Mine Safety

Our federally-mandated Mine Safety and Health Training Program provides training for mines operating in Oregon through Eastern Oregon University. A primary objective of the program is to provide the health and safety training needed to reduce mine-related accidents, injuries, and illnesses. Training is offered at or near the mine operation and is site-specific. Another program focus is helping to make mine operators aware of their legal obligations under the 30 CFR and in meeting training and reporting requirements, establishing legal identity, and in creating training plans and other required documentation. 

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The EOU SBDC operates in partnership with the College of Business to advance Eastern Oregon’s economic development development by providing no-cost, confidential business consulting services paired with classes and training programs for established and startup business owners.

Accreditation

The College of Business at Eastern Oregon University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.  For a listing of accredited programs, read the PDF at the link here.

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