About the College of Business
We are glad you have chosen the College of Business on the Gulf Coast Campus of the University of Southern Mississippi as your source for the knowledge and skills needed to develop your career. The education and experiences you have in the College of Business will contribute to your personal and professional development, providing a solid foundation for an exciting career in business and related fields anywhere in the world.
Developing careers is our mission in the College of Business. Students who major in business here are well-prepared for challenging positions in the marketplace, whether in a large corporation or a small business.
Outstanding professors, small class sizes and convenient scheduling provide a unique educational experience designed to help you develop your career potential. A combination of challenging coursework, internship options and other extracurricular learning opportunities enable students to enter the workforce as highly qualified employees or advance to another level in their current profession.
The College of Business is among a select group of business schools worldwide that have accreditation through AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The accounting program in the School of Accountancy maintains separate AACSB accreditation. This mark of excellence assures students they’ve made the right choice of business schools.
On the undergraduate level, the College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast offers degrees in accounting, business administration (general), management, marketing, and casino/resort management. Additionally, the College offers a Master of Business Administration Program for students who want to advance their education beyond the bachelor’s degree.