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We are committed to preparing you to make a difference in today’s dynamic and rapidly changing world.

Global competition, emerging technologies and increased communication have dramatically changed the way business is done. As a result, organizations are in greater need of leaders, managers and workers who are flexible, well-educated team players. Earning a degree in Business Administration at SOU will offer countless opportunities to build the skills you'll need to thrive in this new environment.


The SOU School of Business is a member of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence.

The undergraduate Business Administration program has been designed to meet a set of five PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMESMore detailed information about undergraduate and graduate program learning outcomes and assessment may be found in Standard #4. Measurement and Analysis of Student Learning and Performance.

What’s best about SOU’s School of Business?

  • Small classes ensure high-level interaction with our outstanding teaching faculty.
  • Team projects develop the small group skills that are vital in today's workplace.
  • Case studies provide opportunities to develop critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Internships offer hands-on experience in diverse local businesses and nonprofit organizations.
  • International exposure comes from students from around the world and study abroad programs. 
Business faculty members Cain and Dungan     

Our faculty are dynamic, enthusiastic, industry veterans who are  committed to guiding you to a successful career.

Follow our lead to achieve your dreams. Focus your studies in accounting, marketing, management, or hospitality and tourism management and create even more opportunities for your career.


Returning to school after a break? Check out these special programs. 


BUSINESS DEGREE COMPLETION ~ This flexible, accessible, personalized program allows you to complete a degree in Business Administration by taking courses at night or online. More information


Southern Oregon University is the first and only university in Oregon to offer a Bachelor of Applied Science in Management. This program prepares students for managerial careers in technical fields. The BAS program offers a seamless transition from an associate of applied science degree in technical fields earned from a community college to a bachelor’s degree. BAS students may choose a Management focus or a Hospitality and Tourism Management focus.  More Information

School of Business
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Ashland, OR 97520 (541) 552-6484