College of Business and Management 2021

The AACSB accredited UIS College of Business and Management’s mission is to prepare students for successful business related careers in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors.

The College of Business and Management takes pride in developing an environment of engagement, innovation, and impact both in teaching and scholarly activity.  Please explore our site to learn more and watch video testimonials from some of our students.  A few highlights of some of the many accomplishments are listed below. Within the college we have the following departments: .




The Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting prepares students for well-paying positions in both business and government.In the classroom We recognize that the contemporary accountant is the genius behind all intelligent business decisions and is frequently an executive’s most trusted advisor.
Business Administration, B.B.A.

Business Administration, B.B.A.

The degree focuses on standard business practices and latest developments in the business world. In addition to the comprehensive BBA, concentrations within the BBA are available in marketing, finance, management, and sport management.


The BBA with a Management Concentration prepares students to become organizational leaders, in the sense that today’s organizations need leaders at all levels, not just at the top.
Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

The MBA at UIS is a generalist degree that provides career building opportunities for persons in all walks of life. Students will master contemporary management theory and practice in: accounting, finance, information systems, marketing, operations management, and organizational behavior.
Economics, B.A.

Economics, B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics prepares students for well-paying positions in both business and government. Economists work in all facets of the business world, including banking, insurance, mining, manufacturing, and retailing.
Management Information Systems, B.S., M.S.


Information Systems, B.S., M.S.

We currently offer a Bachelor of Science Degree Program in MIS as well as a concentration in Health Care Informatics, a Master of Science Degree Program in MIS, a minor at the undergraduate level in Management Information Systems and three Graduate Certificates in the areas of Business Process management, IT Project Management, and Business Intelligence. You have the option of taking all your courses online, on-campus, or some online and some on-campus courses.


The Business and Society Project:

Combining applied business skills with the humanities to better understand the institutions, virtues, and hard work it takes to create value.

Recent News & Upcoming Events

Faculty in the News

  • Dr. Sudeep Sharma, Assistant Professor from the Department of Management, Marketing and Operations was one of the speakers at the #TEDxUofISpringfield 2021. The theme of this event was #BridgingtheGap. Dr. Sharma’s presentation was on the title ” “Why Should you Master the Art of Negotiation?” The link to the TEDx Talk can be found here
  • Dr. Sudeep Sharma, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management, MMO Department, was named the 2020 University Scholar. This is the highest honor in the University of Illinois System awarded to faculty members who have excelled in scholarship.


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