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 School of Business Mission 



School of Business


Success starts here!


Helping students build a strong foundation for successful careers.

The foundation stones of a successful career are expressed as the learning goals set forth in our assurance of learning process:

Goal 1:  Professional Proficiency

Goal 2:  Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Goal 3: Communication Skills

Goal 4: Information Technology

Goal 5: Ethics

The School of Business achieves its mission and learning goals through a business education program with a strong focus on

Slippery Rock University’s School of Business, as part of the College of Business, Information and Social Science strives to help students build the foundation for a successful career.  The School of Business offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (BSBA) in five majors:  accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing.  Students in each major complete a core of courses that provide quantitative skills, computer skills, and a solid foundation in all functional areas of business.  Our pedagogical approach is one of an integrated business curriculum to insure that our students have a holistic understanding of  business processes.

Accredited Programs:
BSBA in Accounting, BSBA in Economics, BSBA in Finance, BSBA in Management, BSBA in Marketing
Candidates for accreditation:
BSBA in Sustainable Management, MBA

Orvis receives President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
Bruce Orvis, associate professor in Slippery Rock University’s School of Business, was honored Saturday as the 2013-14 recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching as part of the University’s annual Academic Honors Convocation.

SRU cited as a Best Regional University by U.S. News
Slippery Rock University has again been included in the 2015 edition of the U.S. News Best Colleges with a “Best Regional University - North” ranking.

SRU Alpha Kappa Psi honorary earns ‘Chapter of Year’ award
The Slippery Rock University chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, Iota Upsilon, was named a “Chapter of the Year” award recipient for its accomplishments during the 2013-14 year.

Alpha Kappa Psi is a co-ed, professional business fraternity with more than 220 chapters on college campuses across the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom.

Delta Mu Delta outstanding student
Ms. Abby Schon, a member of the newly established business honorary, has been selected by the Delta Mu Delta central office as the regional outstanding student of business.



Information about our


 Sustainable Enterprise Accelerator

The School of Business

105 Eisenberg Building
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA. 16057

Phone: 724.738.4865
Fax: 724.738.2959

"Success Starts Here!"