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 (IACBE accredited), agriculture entrepreneurship, marketing and economics; online degrees in emergency medical services administration, fire services administration, a master of business administration (MBA) degree, master in healthcare administration (MHA) and post-baccalaureate accounting certificates. Each prepare students with the knowledge and skills for career and life success.

Our two honor societies offer recognition to our high performing Accounting, Business and MBA students and for our Economic students.  We also offer the opportunity to become part of Eastern Oregon University’s Army ROTC or to take one or more “leadership in practice” courses in their minor that is open to all majors.

We offer business services through EOU-SBDC (Small Business Development Center), Mine Safety and Health Training Program, Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (VITA) program & Eastern Oregon 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

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 transfer friendly and 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

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. Students can now choose to follow an optional 24 credit hour Wildland Fire Track in lieu of fire service lower division required courses pathway.

Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) – Online

In Eastern Oregon University’s online Master of Healthcare Administration program, students participate in practical, applied learning activities to prepare them for leadership and administrative roles in the field. The flexible online course of study, prepares graduates to manage people and operations in both urban and rural health administration facilities, hospitals, private practices, specialty clinics, nursing homes, public health agencies, health insurance companies and other health services organizations. Taught by experienced healthcare administrators and entrepreneurs, our industry professionals have comprehensive knowledge of the inner workings of the professional world, including the markets, systems and processes and will develop leaders as innovative, entrepreneurial thinkers.

Military Science/Army ROTC & Leadership Minor

The Eastern Oregon University Military Science/ROTC program is specifically designed to develop leaders of all disciplines. Our Military Science/ROTC program is committed to the success of our cadets both academically and in the military. The Army ROTC is an elective curriculum you take along with your required college classes while our specialized applied leadership minor is open to all EOU majors.

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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